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Commission on Latino Education and Advancement to Hold Listening Session

Contact: Karen Hutner
Office of Institutional Communications
khutner [at]

WORCESTER, MA—June 4, 2019— The Mayoral Commission on Latino Education and Advancement will be holding its second listening session, “Latino Families in Worcester Part II,” for all interested community members on Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the YMCA (Central Community Branch) 766 Main Street, Worcester.

The Commission is co-chaired by Dr. Luis G. Pedraja, president of Quinsigamond Community College and Mary Jo Marion, assistant vice president for Urban Affairs & executive director of the Latino Education Institute at Worcester State University. The goal of the Commission is to develop a greater awareness and understanding of all of the issues that affect the Latino community both inside and outside of school classrooms.

A Spanish interpreter will be provided and refreshments will be available. For more information email equityinworcester [at] .

For more information about QCC, contact Josh Martin, Director of Institutional Communications at 508.854.7513 or jmartin [at]

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Quinsigamond Community College is the most affordable higher education in Worcester County. As a regional leader in education and workforce development, QCC serves the diverse educational needs of Central Massachusetts by providing affordable, accessible, and high quality programming leading to transfer, career, and lifelong learning.