Hispanic Students Put Their Legislative Skills To The Test At National Gathering Here

Hispanic students put their legislative skills to the test at national gathering here


About 100 students from eight states, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Dominican Republic have gathered for a mock government session. James Goodman

Tatsuya Rivera(Photo: James Goodman)

Tatsuya Rivera hoped his proposal to better the Latino community would win approval at the mock government session held this week at the University of Rochester.
“I feel it meets everything they expect,” said Rivera, 17, who is one of about 100 participants at this National Hispanic Institute annual event, which UR has hosted for the past 11 years.
Rivera’s proposal, based on a food bank that he helped start in New York City, calls for …

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