County Executive


Prince George's County, Maryland

Second Meeting of Prince George’s County New Americans Task Force Set for Saturday


For Immediate Release: 1/7/2014 6:00 PM

Contact: Dinora Hernandez & Latino Liaison | 301-952-3620

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – The Prince George’s County New Americans Task Force will convene their second meeting on Saturday, January 11, 2014.  The New Americans Task Force is a 9-person volunteer advisory committee formed by Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III to identify and recommend best practices for recruiting people from underrepresented ethnic groups who have immigrated to the United States to work in County government. The Task Force will work collaboratively with key stakeholders, including state and local elected officials, community organizations, businesses and other community partners to achieve its mission.  Sen. Victor Ramirez (D-47th District) and Patricia Arzuaga, Esq. serve as co-chairs of the New Americans Task Force. 

WHAT:
Second meeting of the New Americans Task Force

WHO:
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III
New Americans Task Force:

  • Co-Chair Senator Victor Ramirez (D-District 47)
  • Co-Chair Patricia Arzuaga, Esq.
  • Prince George’s County Council Vice Chair Will Campos (D-District 2)
  • Hector Aguiñiga, International Student Counselor, International School Counseling Office, Prince George’s County Public School System
  • Luisa Montero-Diaz, Managing Director, Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers, Latin American Youth Center
  • Andy Kim, Secretary and Treasurer, Prince George’s County Korean American Chamber of Commerce
  • Lt. Joe Perez, President, Hispanic National Law Enforcement Association
  • Virginia Kase, Chief Operating Officer, CASA de Maryland
  • Franklin Akinkoye, Chairman, Board of Directors, African Business Owners Forum, Inc.

WHEN:
Saturday, January 11, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:
10201 Martin Luther King, Jr. Hwy
Vista Gardens Marketplace
Bowie, MD 20720

There may be portions of the meeting closed to the public pursuant to provisions of the Maryland Open Meeting Act.