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Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga speaks at Latino Leader Gathering

Latino Leader Gatherings

The Initiative regularly brings together young Latino Catholics to explore key issues and personal stories involving faith and public life with distinguished Latinos and other leaders. These events also offer valuable opportunities for discussion, reflection, networking at happy hours and receptions, and community-building. These gatherings are supported by the Initiative's Latino Leadership Group which is made up of national leaders in the Latino community.  Past topics include the impact of a pope from Latin America, immigration issues, and lay leadership in the Latino community.


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Life, Young Latinos, and COVID-19: Where Do We Go From Here?

A year after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the United States and the world, many are reflecting on the past year and where we go from here. It has raised questions about whose life is protected and valued by our health care system, which workers are “essential,” and how self-isolation has affected…


Life, Young Latinos, and COVID-19: Where Do We Go From Here? (Video)

March 30, 2021

Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes

Young Catholics and the Biden Administration: Moral Principles and Policy Priorities (Video)

March 11, 2021

Duration: 1 hour 1 minutes

Latinos, Young People, and the 2020 Election: What Happened? Why? What Now? (Video)

December 1, 2020

Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes