October 8, 2012 (St. Louis) – Hilda Solis, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, will visit St. Louis on Wednesday, October the 10th to present the topic: The Economy and the Latino Workforce. The event will be held from 12:00-1:00 PM in the Century Room of the University of Missouri - St. Louis Millennium Student Center. This event is hosted by the Latino Legacy Project in collaboration with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and with support from the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association. Interested attendees can register for this event via the US Department of Labor website.
“We are so excited to welcome Hilda Solis to St. Louis,” said Karlos Ramirez, Executive Director of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “Ms. Solis is a nationally recognized leader in the Hispanic community, and the topic she is addressing is one that is definitely pertinent to the St. Louis Metro region. Anyone who is interested in learning how the Hispanic market and workforce will shape this country should attend this event.”
Hilda Solis is the 25th United States Secretary of Labor, serving in the Obama administration. She is a member of the Democratic Party and served in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2009, representing the 31st and 32nd congressional districts of California that include East Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley.
Incorporated on April 28, 1982, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis strives to promote the economic development of Hispanic-owned businesses and improve business opportunities for all in the St. Louis region. The Hispanic Chamber fulfills this mission by increasing the competitiveness of its member businesses in local, state and international markets. The Hispanic Chamber is the cornerstone for the Hispanic business community, and looks to participate in present and future business developments of metropolitan St. Louis. For more information, visit www.hccstl.com.