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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 discuss key issues and personal stories about faith and public life from distinguished Latinos and other leaders. These events also offer valuable opportunities for discussion, reflection, networking at happy hours and receptions, and community-building. Past topics include the impact of a pope from Latin America, immigration issues, and lay leadership in the Latino community.


Young people protest the death of George Floyd in Oakland, California on May 29, 2020.

Justice and Faith, Family and Community

This Latino Leader Gathering for young Latino Catholics responded to twin crises faced in Latino communities right now: the injustice and racism revealed by the death of George Floyd and the outrage it has created, as well as the disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on Latino and other…


Justice and Faith, Family and Community (Video)

June 11, 2020

Duration: 1 hour 1 minutes

Life and Dignity, Justice and Solidarity (Video)

April 6, 2020

Duration: 1 hour 14 minutes

The U.S. Response to the Global Migration Crisis (Video)

September 11, 2019

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes