Town Hall: How Predatory Practices and Pyramid Schemes Impact Latino Communities

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In recent years, members of the Latino community have been victims of pyramind schemes designed to defraud them of their life savings. In response, LULAC and pareners have organized a town hall to provide critical information regarding how to identify and avoid pyramid schemes.

In recent years, members of the Latino community have been victims of pyramind schemes designed to defraud them of their life savings. In response, LULAC Lake County, LULAC of Illinois Immigration Committee and LULAC of Pilsen along with La Familia Unida have organized a town hall to provide critical information regarding how to identify and avoid pyramid schemes.

WHAT: Town Hall Meeting
WHEN: January 12, 2015, 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
WHERE: Lincoln United Methodist Church, 2242 S. Damen, Chicago, IL 60608

Moderators:
Emma Lozano, Pastor, Lincoln United Methodist Church / Julie Contreras, President, LULAC Lake County
6:00 - Opening Prayer, Pastor Emma Lozano
6:03 - Posting of Colors, Pledge of Allegiance and National Hymn by Rosie Valdez
6:08 - Opening Remarks, Danny Solis, and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, Alderman of the 25th Ward of Chicago Cook County Commissioner

Panelists:
6:15 - Brent Wilkes, Executive Director, LULAC National
6:37 - Sally Greenberg, Executive Director, National Consumer League
6:59 - William Ackman, Pershing Sqr. Capitol Management L.P.
7:31 - Francisca Montana, Consumer Fraud Outreach Coordinator
7:48 - Jaime Di Paulo, Little Village Community Council

Testimony:                                                    
8:00 to 8:20                                                
Questions & Answers:                            
8:20 to 8:40                                                
Closing Statement and Prayer:                            
8:40 to 8:50

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