Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18) and
Actor Wilmer Valderrama Headline Ready to Lead (R2L) Miami

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18) and actor Wilmer Valderrama will participate in CHCI's college readiness program Ready to Lead (R2L) on Saturday, June 6, 2009, at Miami Dade College.  Dr. Jose Vicente, President Miami Dade College, is hosting the event and will also provide remarks.

Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18) and Valderrama will provide remarks during the luncheon. Valderrama was recently announced as the official spokesperson for R2L in Los Angeles on May 23. 

Working with the CHCI Miami Alumni Chapter, more than 125 students will be trained in college planning, financing a college education, and leadership development.

Event Details:

CHCI Ready to Lead (R2L) Miami
Saturday, June 6, 2009
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Miami Dade College: North Campus
Building 2, Room 2147
11380 NW 27th Ave
Miami, FL 33167

With the support of USA Funds, State Farm, and Univision, R2L empowers Latino high school students to prepare for college and touches hundreds of youth nationally each year. The program involves one-day workshops across the country in the most heavily populated Latino urban centers such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, and San Antonio and culminates with a two-day workshop during CHCI's Public Policy Conference each September in Washington, D.C.

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