Scottsdale Community College to host Hispanic Heritage Month panel

A student showcase and community panel will cap off Scottsdale Community College’s Hispanic Heritage Month 2015 celebration Wednesday, Oct. 14 in the school’s Turquoise Room.

The event, presented by the school’s Latino Student Association and the Center for Civic and Global Engagement, is free and open to the public. It will run from 2-4 p.m.

The student showcase will share the works of students followed by a panel featuring two community advocates, according to a press release.

The panelists will be Roberto Reveles, co-founder of Somos America, an immigrant rights group, and past board chair of the American Civil Liberties Union, Phoenix chapter. He will be joined by Lilia Alvarez, a judge with Guadalupe Municipal Court and an activist who has worked on several successful political campaigns.

The panel will be moderated by Jonathan Higuera, communications coordinator for SCC’s Institutional Advancement and Community Engagement office.

Appetizers and refreshments will be served.

The Turquoise Room, is in the SC Building, Scottsdale Community College, 9000 E. Chaparral Road, Scottsdale

Admission is free and open to the public; RSVPs encouraged. Call 480-425-6637 for more information.

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