Save the Date: Nov. 18 -- 21, NALEO National Institute for Newly Elected Officials

WASHINGTON, Nov 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The NALEO Educational Fund invites you to join us for the biennial NALEO "boot camp" for newly elected officials, held just two weeks after the pivotal midterm election.

The NALEO Institute offers a comprehensive introduction to public service, with seminars addressing budgeting, staffing, policy discussions, and other key governance issues. Join elected officials from all levels of government and experts for this unique, non-partisan skills development program in the nation's capital. Attendees include members from both major political parties, including newly re-elected Democratic Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado and Republican Congressmen-elect Raul Labrador of Idaho -- the first Latino to represent the state in the U.S. House of Representatives -- and Francisco "Quico" Canseco of Texas -- the first Republican to represent his district in 20 years.

WHAT: The NALEO National Institute for Newly Elected Officials WHO: Latino Elected Officials from Across the Country WHEN: Thursday, November 18 thru Sunday, November 21 WHERE: Kellogg Conference Center Galludet University 800 Florida Ave., N.E. Washington, D.C. All sessions are open to the press.

About NALEO Educational Fund The NALEO Educational Fund is the nation's leading non-partisan, non-profit organization that facilitates the full participation of Latinos in the American political process, from citizenship to public service.

SOURCE: NALEO Educational Fund CONTACT: NALEO Educational Fund Patricia Guadalupe, (202) 546-2536 Copyright Business Wire 2010 -0- KEYWORD: United States

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