Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Miranda attending meeting of Quad Caucus of Minority Legislators

Miranda attending meeting of Quad Caucus of Minority Legislators
National delegates focus on health and criminal justice issues affecting minority communities
 
STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Rep. Catherine Miranda, D-Phoenix (District 27), is attending a meeting of the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Quad Caucus of Minority Legislators in Jackson, Miss. from Oct. 16 through Oct. 18.
 
This caucus, designed to address racism and the impact of racism on children, includes delegates from the National Asian Pacific American Caucus of State Legislators, the National Black Caucus of State Legislators and the National Caucus of Native American State Legislators. Miranda will represent the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators.
At the meeting, attendees will receive information on health and justice issues affecting minority communities.
 
“It is highly important that members of the Quad Caucus convene to address issues such as racism and its impact on children as well as discussing health, obesity and criminal justice topics,” Miranda said. “This conference will give us a retrospect of these matters and how we can provide information to our constituencies and take action.”
 
For more information on the Quad Caucus of Minority Legislators, please go to http://www.nhcsl.org/quad-caucus-of-minority-legislators.php
 
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