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El Impacto Latino: Immigration Policy & Economics 
The Latino Coalition of Kansas City’s quarterly breakfasts highlight issues and opportunities of interest to Latinos, community advocates, and allies. Providing a space for dialogue and exploration, our goal is to guide the conversation to collaborative thinking and action.
Join Latino Coalition of Kansas City on Friday, May 8th from 7:30 am – 9:30 am for “El Impacto Latino: Immigration Policy and Economics”. Panelists will offer a national to local policy, business, education, and workforce perspective.
May’s LCKC's Quarterly Meeting will be hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters (1700 Walnut St, Kansas City, MO 64108). Breakfast will be provided.
Panel:
* Michael Carmona, Community & Business Development Specialist, Hispanic Economic Development Corporation (HEDC)
* Jessica Piedra, Attorney, Immigration Professionals
* Raymond Rico, Attorney, Garcia Immigration Law Firm
* Celia C. Ruiz, Bilingual Community Outreach Specialist, UnitedHealth Care Community Plan - Kansas
- Moderator: Mary E. Sanchez, Editorial Columnist, KC Star

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Civil Rights Summit Summary 
Here is a highlight summary by photojournalist Velda Cook of Friday’s Civil Rights/Fair Housing Summit.  This is a summary of the key points that were made at the Summit that unfortunately have been largely ignored by the mainstream mass media.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas City matches children facing adversity with caring adult mentors in professionally created and supported one-to-one friendships. Within the BBBSKC program, the Hermanos Hermanas Mayores Initiative is designed to increase access to the program for children living in Spanish-speaking homes. BBBSKC currently has 35 Latino Little Brothers and Sisters waiting to be matched. For more information, please contact Tahir Atwater at (816) 777-2585 or 
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Senior Assistant Director Student Support Services-Financial Aid 
Bilingual Practitioner II & Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist 
AmericCorps VISTA 
KC CARE Clinic Positions 
Unified Government of WYCO/KCK Job Listings 
Bilingual Jobs 
Guadalupe Centers, Inc. Positions 
City of KCMO Jobs 
Catholic Charities Jobs 
UPCOMING EVENTS

May 1-3, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta in the Westside 
May 2, Hispanic-Latino Soccer Clinic
May 8, 7:30am, El Impacto Latino: Immigration Policy & Economics 
May 21, 5:30-8pm, ArtsKC Board & Committee Matchmaking 
July 11-14, NCLR Annual Conference