2006.04.03 > For Immediate Release
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OLLAS, LWV to Host U.S. Senate Candidate Forum April 13
Omaha - The Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and the League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha have partnered to host a U.S. Senate Candidate Forum Thursday, April 13. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at El Museo Latino, 4701 S. 25th St. It is free and open to the public.
Confirmed senate candidate participants are David Kramer and Pete Ricketts. The forum will be moderated by Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, assistant director of OLLAS and associate professor of political science at UNO. Spanish interpretation will be provided.
The forum is designed to allow the candidates to present their respective positions on a number of current issues, particularly those important to Nebraska's burgeoning population of Latino voters and to South Omaha residents in general, Benjamin-Alvarado said.
For more information, contact Lucy Garza, OLLAS project coordinator, at 402.554.3835 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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