Special Events

A Comprehensive Agenda Addressing Holistic Community Development



Pennsylvania is home to almost 1 million Latinos and is home to the second largest migration of Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria, this plenary discusses challenges and opportunities for new Pennsylvanians.

Town hall on latino health

Addressing health disparities and culturally-competent care.

Opening networking reception

Connect with the state's Latino executives, business owners, civic leaders, and professionals to gain deep insight of our impact in the commonwealth.

national leadership luncheon

Presenting data on the state of Latinos in the United States with a national keynote speaker.

gala dinner reception

A night to celebrate the vibrant cultures, sounds and the arts of Pennsylvanians of Latino/Hispanic descent with movers and shakers from around the state. Honoring the legacy of men and women of courage.

health & wellness pavilion | education pavilion | exhibitors

Exhibitors will have the opportunity to make profitable new business contacts, present new products, educate decision makers and fulfill entrepreneurial outreach, diversity and recruitment programs.

State leadership luncheon

Presenting data on the state of Latinos in Pennsylvania with a state keynote speaker.

plenary on latino business and the economy

A roadmap to strengthen the Latino/Hispanic business community.

plenary on latino education

Reading, Lancaster, Lebanon and Allentown represent a majority Latino student population in their schools.

town hall on young latinX

The Latino community is the youngest community in the state and nation - drafting a plan for Latino progress must include the voices of young Latinas and Latinos. PALC Partners and Sponsors.

town hall on latino poverty | closing breakfast

The biggest challenge can no longer be ignored. Experts will discuss systemic and social dynamics contributing to Latino poverty in Pennsylvania.

institutes | concurrent workshops - more than 30 professional development events

Professional development featuring inspirational stories, leading seminars and speakers on issues that matter to all: health, civic engagement, small business and entrepreneurship, housing, leadership, policy, immigration, education, and poverty.


Colleges, universities and other post-secondary opportunities are invited to join us!  During the Convention, we will be inviting high school students to attend the Pennsylvania Hispanic College Fair located in the exhibits and expo area.  Institutions must register to attend.