Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham and Governor of Santa Ana Pueblo Lawrence Montoya Join the 2015 LULAC National Women's Conference in New Mexico

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Leadership, Opportunity, Education, & Family: Celebrating the Latina Spirit

The 2015 LULAC Women's Conference will feature a variety of workshops dedicated to empowering Latina women in a variety of social and professional environments.

The 2015 LULAC National Women’s Conference will take place in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. This year, the National Women’s Conference will include workshops focused on domestic violence, child abuse, sexual identity, retirement and running for public office. In addition, the conference will discuss strategies to strengthen Latino families by empowering Hispanic women with the skills necessary for success.

The event will include notable speakers including The Honorable Hector H. Balderas, New Mexico Attorney General; Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham; Chief Justice Barbara J. Vigil, New Mexico Supreme Court; Linda Lopez, State Senator of New Mexico and Lawrence Montoya, Governor Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico.

For additional information regarding press opportunities, please see below.

The women’s conference will kick off with a press conference. Additional details are provided below:
WHO:    LULAC National President, Margaret Moran
            LULAC National Vice President for Women, Elsie Valdes Ramos
         Jessica Martinez, LULAC
WHAT:    Kick off to the LULAC National Women’s Conference press conference
WHEN:    Thursday, March 26, at 10:00 A.M.
WHERE:    Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, 1300 Tuyana Trail Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico / Eagle B

As part of the women’s conference, Tyson Foods to donate a truckload of protein:

WHO:      Tyson Foods, Inc. Director of Federal Government Relations, Nora Venegas
WHEN:      Friday, March 27, at 11:00 A.M.
WHERE: Roadrunner Food Bank, 5840 Office Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with over 1000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit http://www.LULAC.org

Tyson Foods, Inc. with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world's largest producers of chicken, beef, pork and prepared foods that include leading brands such as Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Sara Lee® frozen bakery, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells® and State Fair®. The company was founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson, whose family has continued to lead the business with his son, Don Tyson, guiding the company for many years and grandson, John H. Tyson, serving as the current chairman of the board of directors. Tyson Foods provides a wide variety of protein-based and prepared foods products and is the recognized market leader in the retail and foodservice markets it serves, supplying customers throughout the United States and approximately 130 countries. It has approximately 124,000 Team Members employed at more than 400 facilities and offices in the United States and around the world. Through its Core Values, Code of Conduct and Team Member Bill of Rights, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its shareholders, customers and Team Members. The company also strives to be faith-friendly, provide a safe work environment and serve as stewards of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it.

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