14th Annual GALEO Power Breakfast

14th Annual GALEO Power Breakfast

Date:  Friday, May 19, 2017

Time:  8:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Keynote Address:

Anna Maria Chávez

1st woman of color appointed to be the CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA

 

 

 

The 14th Annual GALEO Power Breakfast is one of the signature fundraising events for GALEO & the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund.

Location:  Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina,  4000 Summit Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia, 30319

Special remarks provided by:  Elton Garcia Castillo, Current member of the GALEO Institute for Leadership Class of 2017

Master of Ceremonies:  Giancarlo Cifuentes, Univision 34 Atlanta

Thank you to our SPONSORS!

GOLD:

Telemundo Atlanta

Univision 34 Atlanta

SILVER:

The Coca-Cola Company

Georgia Power

Cox Enterprises, Inc.

Bronze:

American Federation of Teachers

Briarcliff Pediatrics

Jones Day

Leadership Circle:

Castan & Lecca, P.C.

Kuck Immigration Partners LLC

Southwest Airlines

Terry Jackson, P.C.

AMIGOS:  Anonymous; BB&T; Better Pallets, Inc.; Jason Esteves; Adolfo Garza Santos; Georgia Restaurant Association; Georgia State Senator Nan Orrock (D); Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE).

Community Partners: Alston & Bird; Bertis Downs; Georgia State Representative Pat Gardner (D); State Senator Steve Henson (D), Senate Minority Leader; Ceasar Mitchell for Mayor of Atlanta; Juliana Henao; Plaza Fiesta; Evelyn “Mimi” Woodson, Columbus Consolidated Government, City Council Member, District 7.

Tables:  Equifax; Georgia Alliance for Social Justice; Jerry Gonzalez; McGuirreWoods LLP; Laura Murvartian; Rohan Law P.C.

List of elected officials and candidates scheduled to be in attendance:

  • John Barrow, Former U.S. Representative
  • Steve Henson, Georgia State Senator
  • Sam Park, Georgia State Representative
  • Park Cannon, Georgia State Representative
  • Brenda Lopez, Georgia State Representative
  • Mike Glanton, Georgia State Representative
  • Pat Gardner, Georgia State Representative
  • Judge Dax Lopez, DeKalb County State Court
  • Mimi Woodson, Council Member for the City of Columbus
  • Leonard Gomez, Mayor Pro-Tem, City of Grantville
  • Ceasar Mitchell, City Council President, City of Atlanta (Candidate for Mayor)
  • Jon Ossoff, Candidate for U.S. Congressional 6th District
  • Tamara Johnson Shealey, Candidate Georgia State Senate Dist 40
  • Sachin Varghese, Candidate for Georgia House of Representatives (HD 89)
  • Cathy Woolard, Candidate for Mayor of Atlanta
  • Mary Norwood, Candidate for Mayor of Atlanta
  • Erika Mitchell, Candidate, Atlanta City Council District 10

El Nuevo Georgia video coverage of the event:

https://www.facebook.com/elnuevogeorgia/videos/973372922799534/

Facebook pictures:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10154403787211356.1073741913.19368616355&type=1&l=8d8255a916
Reservations are now being taken and will be made on a first come, first served basis. Reservations will be held only when payment is processed or received. Please see credit card link below.  Registration is still open by credit card only.

  • Current GALEO Members & Nonprofits: $75.00 per person
  • Non-GALEO Members: $150.00 per person
  • GIL Participants and Student Rate: $40.00 per person
  • Group Tables – $1,250.00: Corporations or groups may purchase a table for EIGHT people.

http://galeo.ejoinme.org/14PBLate

Once the credit card is processed online, you will receive an email receipt.

Previous speakers have included:

  • Alejandra Ceja, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (Fall 2016)
  • Sylvia Manzano, Ph.D., Principal, Latino Decisions, “The Latino Vote in 2016” (May 2016)
  • Marie Marquardt, Marie Marquardt, Author, DREAM Things True (Fall 2015)
  • Richard Blanco, President Obama’s 2013 Inaugural Poet (2014)
  • Jason Esteves, Atlanta Board of Education, At-Large Seat 9, 1st Latino Elected to any School Board of Education in Georgia (2014)
  • Elianne Ramos, Principal and CEO, Speak Hispanic (aka Geek Goddess and widely regarded as one of the most influential Latinas in social media) & Estela Martinez, Georgia DREAM’er (2013)
  • Cid Wilson, Board Chairman of the Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino (2013)
  • Matt Baretto, Ph.D., Latino Decisions (2012)
  • Lydia Camarillo, Vice President of Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP)in 2012
  • MARTIN R. CASTRO, Chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (2011)
  • Hon. Dax Lopez, DeKalb County State Court Judge (2011)
  • Hon. Luis Aguilar, Commissioner, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (2010)
  • U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano (Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, 2006)
  • U.S. Rep. Joe Baca (Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, 2007)
  • U.S. Senator Mel Martinez (R-FL); U.S. Senator Ken Salazar (D-CO)
  • U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
  • U.S. Rep. Hilda Solis (D-CA)
  • U.S. Rep. Luis Fortuno (R-Puerto Rico)
  • State Senator Sam Zamarripa (D-Atlanta)
  • Rev. Joseph Lowery
  • Sylvia Mendez (Mendez v. Westminster 1947)
  • Arturo Vargas (Executive Director of NALEO)
  • Dr. Juan Andrade (President of the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute)
  • Doraville Police Chief John King
  • AnMarie Martin, Hall County Deputy Sheriff (2015).

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LATE REGISTRATION AFTER Friday, May 12, 2017 (only by credit card):

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  • Current GALEO Members & Nonprofits: $75.00 per person
  • Non-GALEO Members: $150.00 per person
  • GIL Participants and Student Rate: $40.00 per person
  • Group Tables – $1,250.00: Corporations or groups may purchase a table for EIGHT people.

http://galeo.ejoinme.org/14PBLate

Once the credit card is processed online, you will receive an email receipt.

Note: No funds will be used for any partisan effort or for any campaigns.  The funds will be used in compliance with the IRS guidelines for nonprofit and nonpartisan 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6) organizations.

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Keynote Speaker Biography:

Anna Maria Chávez

1st woman of color appointed to be the CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA

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Anna Maria Chávez developed the leadership skills growing up in Eloy, Arizona, that would propel her into a career of public service. Her desire to transform the world through servant leadership led her to Yale University, before pursuing a juris doctorate at the University of Arizona. She held numerous posts in President Bill Clinton’s administration, and later returning to Arizona to serve then-governor Janet Napolitano. Her success led to her appointment as the CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA where she served from 2011-2016. In 2016, Anna was named as one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders by Fortune magazine, cited for her vision and creativity in working to revitalize the Girl Scout brand for a new century.

For more information, please visit:  https://annamariachavez.com/about-anna/

Bio PDF is also included here.Anna Maria Chavez BIO wphoto 1 page

 

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Special Remarks Guest Speaker Biography

Elton Garcia Castillo, Current member of the GALEO Institute for Leadership Class of 2017

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Elton Garcia Castillo is the son of Mexican immigrants who run a couple of local businesses in Gainesville, Georgia. He is a current junior pursuing a Bachelors in Finance from the Terry College of Business and a Legal Certificate at the University of Georgia. Elton is part of the GALEO Institute for Leadership, an active member of Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA,) and he is a proud member of the Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Incorporated.

 

Elton graduated from the University of North Georgia in 2015 with his Associate’s in Business Administration, where he served as President for the Latino Student Association and was a competitive debate participant in both English and Spanish formats of debate. Elton Garcia Castillo is a committed member of his community and he firmly believes that higher education is the key to success. He aspires to further continue his community work in politics and the nonprofit sector once he completes his studies. The following quote describes Elton’s approach to life, “It is not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years that do!”

 

 

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