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Urgent: Please RSVP for Saturday meeting

In an effort to get a count on how many of our members will be able to attend the Latino and Latina Roundtable membership meeting this Saturday, November 16th at 1 PM (see the message below), Lina Mira, our director has created an RSVP link.  We really need your involvement at this time as we take up the important task of voting on the seven at-large members for our board.  So please take a moment of your time and complete the RSVP so that we can ensure the percentage of membership required for our board election on Saturday.

Here is the link:

To:  Members of the Latino and Latina Roundtable

As per our by-laws, the Latino and Latina Roundtable will be electing seven at-large members at its membership meeting on Saturday, November 16th to serve on the board for the next two years.  Nominations took place at our General Membership Meeting on Saturday, October 19th (the nominees are listed at the bottom of this message).  Our election meeting will take place  Saturday, November 16 at 1 PM at the Solidarity Center (1460 E. Holt Ave., Entrance #3 – Room 6 in Pomona).   

To be able to vote in the election set for November 16th, you have to be a paid member in good standing (30 days prior to the election).  In order to vote at the November 16th election, you also must be present at the meeting.  If you have been nominated for the board, as a nominee you should be prepared to make a one-minute statement as to your involvement in the Latino and Latina Roundtable and why you want to be on the board.  Any nominee that does not show up to the meeting on Nov. 16th and make a statement will be taken off of the list. We will use computers to vote and a ranked choice system that will be explained at the meeting.

If you have any questions, please contact Jose Calderon ( or Angela Sanbrano (

The nominees are as follows:

  1. Melanie Andreo
  2. Melissa Ayala
  3. Julissa Espinoza
  4. Maria Galvan
  5. Josue Garcia
  6. John Nolte
  7. Gilda Ochoa
  8. Fabian Pavon
  9. Ion Puschila
  10. Madeline Rios
  11. Alicia Rodriguez
  12. Magdaleno Rose-Avila
  13. Reina Schmitz
  14. Ben Wood
Jose Calderon, President of the Latino and Latina Roundtable
Lina Mira, Director
Latino Latina Roundtable
1460 E Holt Avenue #144
Pomona, CA 91767
(909) 480-6267


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Save the date: Latino/a Roundtable meeting Sat., August 17 at 1 PM


Please save the date:  The next membership meeting of the Latino and Latina Roundtable meeting is on Saturday, August 17 beginning at 1 PM at the Solidarity Center at the Village

(1460 E. Holt Ave. in Pomona — Entrance #3 – Classroom 6).   The meeting will include: update and status of director search and process; reports on community development and immigrant rights work; summary of recent forums (New Economy, The Future of Education) and plans for upcoming forums on Leadership Development, Economic Democracy, etc.).  The meeting will also include plans for a clean-up day at Cesar Chavez Park on September 7, responses to immigrant attacks, Border Bridges Project, College for all Coalition, and status of rent control, street vendor, and police commission initiatives.



Latino and Latina Roundtable of the San Gabriel and Pomona Valley

Invitation to LRT Membership Meeting and Forum on Nov. 17

You are invited to the Latino and Latina Roundtable membership meeting on Saturday, November 17 beginning at 1 PM at the Solidarity Center at the Village (1460 E. Holt Ave. in Pomona — Entrance #3 – Classroom 6).  The meeting from 1 -2 will elect the executive board that include the following nominations:  Jose Calderon for President; Angela Sanbrano for Vice President; Kathy Cabrera for Secretary; and Rose Calderon for Treasurer.  After the election at 2 PM, a forum will be held, “Journey for Justice: The California Caravan, Temporary Protective Status, and DACA” by Angela Sanbrano.