During Hispanic Heritage Month, Rosen participates in a panel discussion with Latino leaders and discusses issues affecting the Latino community in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS, NV- Today US Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) participated in a roundtable with Latino leaders at Chicanos Por La Causa in Las Vegas, where she discussed a range of issues that are at the heart of the community and discussed his work to support Latinos across Nevada. The Latino leaders who joined Sen. Rosen included representatives from labor, small business, environmental advocacy, and the health, education and housing sectors.

“I want to thank the Latino leaders who joined me today for sharing their perspective on the important issues facing the Latino community,” said Senator Rosen. “From cutting costs to creating well-paying union jobs and supporting our small businesses, I work every day to ensure Latino families in Nevada have the resources and tools they need to thrive.”

“Resolving the issues that affect Latinos must be a top priority,” said Rupert Ruiz, president of Chicanos Por La Causa Nevada. “We appreciate Senator Rosen meeting with us today to hear from members of the Latino community in Las Vegas about the issues we face, discuss her work in the Senate to address them, and find solutions that uplift all Nevadans. “

“Senator Jacky Rosen has been a champion of labor unions – which includes many members of Nevada’s Latino community,” said Susie Martinez, Nevada AFL-CIO executive secretary-treasurer. “Together, we are ensuring that Latin American families are supported and that hard-working men and women, regardless of background, have the protections and resources they need to thrive in the workplace. work.”

Senator Rosen has been a fighter for Latino communities in Nevada. Last year, she introduced two pieces of legislation that would provide additional support for Latino-owned and other minority-owned businesses impacted by COVID, and increase opportunities for business ownership and entrepreneurship. Latino students through a grant program for minority entrepreneurship. Senator Rosen was also successful in securing more than $1 million in grants to expand programs and student support at two of Nevada’s Hispanic-serving institutions: the College of Southern Nevada and Nevada State College.

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