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LATINO LEADERS NETWORK HARNESSING THE POWER OF LATINO STORIES

April 09, 2020

Understanding that Latinos will represent nearly 30% of all students enrolled in U.S. schools by 2027, LLN partnered with the California Global Education Project (CGEP) to develop a curriculum guide to accompany the stories in Latino Leaders Speak: Personal Stories of Struggle and Triumph. The learning activities engage students to learn about, relate to, connect with, and act upon the powerful stories of Latino leaders in contemporary society.

Entrevista en exclusiva con Mickey Ibarra - Interview | Pedro Biaggi Encendío

February 20, 2020

Mickey Ibarra, president of the Ibarra Strategy Group and founder chairman of the Latino Leaders Network, visited La Red Hispana (Hispanic media network) studios for an exclusive interview with Pedro Biaggi - Encendío.

Censarse y votar, dos urgentes deberes de los latinos

February 11, 2020

Así sintetizan nuestras responsabilidades en el 2020 el congresista Tony Cárdenas; y, Mickey Ibarra, presidente de Latino Leaders Network

Sam Liccardo bets on multiculturalism

January 28, 2020

Mayor of San Jose honored with Antonio Villaraigosa Leadership Award

Sam Liccardo apuesta por el multiculturalismo

January 28, 2020

Alcalde de San José honrado con el Premio de Liderazgo Antonio Villaraigosa

Mickey Ibarra Op-Ed: While Latinos took center stage at Super Bowl, Hall of Fame snubs coach Tom Flores  

February 03, 2020

While Jennifer Lopez and Shakira took center stage at the Super Bowl on Sunday, one of the all-time NFL greats, Coach Tom Flores — winner of four Super Bowl rings — was once again denied his rightful place in the Hall of Fame.

Otro reconocimiento para Ozzie Areu

September 17, 2019

Tras recibir el reconocimiento como uno de los 50 personajes latinos más influyentes en el estado de Georgia, Latino Leaders Network (LLN), una organización sin fines de lucro dedicada a reunir a los líderes galardonó a Ozzie Areu, fundador y CEO de Areu Bros Studios, con el Premio Eagle Leadership Award.

Ozzie Areu fue galardonado como líder latino

September 09, 2019

El productor y empresario cinematográfico recibe reconocimiento de Latino Leaders Network.

Bienvenida Podcast Series

April 23, 2019

This podcast was aired on ESPN Deportes 1460am in Las Vegas, Nevada. Miriam Lira-Hickerson of Life Affairs Publications interviewed Chairman Mickey Ibarra, former Raiders coach Tom Flores, and Governor Brian Sandoval.

McNeely: O'Rourke and Castro races are about more than president

March 21, 2019

Castro, spent Friday speaking to a Latino Leaders Network businessmen’s luncheon in Las Vegas, Nevada — where Latinos make up 29 percent of the population.

Former Gov. Sandoval, late convention authority chief Manny Cortez honored at Latino leadership event

March 15, 2019

On Friday, Sandoval, now working as MGM’s president of global gaming development, was given the Eagle Leadership Award by the Latino Leaders Network. The award, offered to leaders whose achievements the organization credits with making “a significant impact on the lives of Latinos living in the United States,” is given out quarterly. Previous winners include musician Emilio Estefan, former U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and journalist Alfredo Corchado.

“It’s overwhelming,” Sandoval told the Nevada Independent before addressing just under 300 attendees – including U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and 2020 Democrat presidential hopeful Julian Castro. “A true honor.”

Mayor Sylvester Turner received the Antonio Villaraigosa Leadership Award

February 05, 2019

The Latino Leaders Network awarded the prestigious Antonio Villaraigosa Leadership distinction to the Mayor of Houston, Texas, Sylvester Turner at the Tribute to Mayors event held at the Mayflower Hotel on January 23.

Hon. Mickey Ibarra, Director of the Latino Leaders Network, began the ceremony recalling the Antonio Villaraigosa Leadership Award history and indicated that its goal is to acknowledge the work of outstanding mayors dedicated to the inclusion of their diverse communities.

FROM FOSTER HOME TO THE WHITE HOUSE With Special Guest: Mickey Ibarra

February 06, 2019

In this episode of Mucho Success, Jose Pinero and Mickey Ibarra discuss how the impact of childhood experiences shape our futures, the powerful tool to counteract the current negative rhetoric around the Latino community, the importance of optimism, and so much more!

Q+A: Latino leader on evolving D.C. politics, inspiring civic engagement

December 23, 2018

The luncheons hosted by the Latino Leaders Network are held four times a year, with one arriving in Las Vegas for the first time come March 15, Ibarra said. The series started in 2004, and Ibarra said one of the highlights was hearing from Rep. Joaquín Castro, twin of Julián Castro, former secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama.“These two twins being raised by a single mother in San Antonio, it’s inspirational,” Ibarra said.

Sylvia Mendez Helped Integrate California Schools for Latinx Students in the 1940s, But She Says the U.S. Is More Segregated Now

December 03, 2018

For Sylvia Mendez, recipient of the Eagle Leadership Award, it all started with a playground. The elementary school she attended in Westminster, California, in 1944 didn’t have one; that was a luxury reserved for the white schools. Instead, Mendez remembers that the “Mexican school” where she and her siblings were forced to study had a dirt yard, lined with an electric wire fence to keep the children away from a cow pasture next door.

Copy Of -The Karen Hunter Show welcomes Mickey Ibarra - Author & Ibarra Strategy Group Founder, Former Intergovernmental Affairs Director to President Bill Clinton

December 14, 2018

The Karen Hunter Show teaches the keys to entrepreneurial success in the industries of sports, politics, entertainment and so much more, directly from the celebrities and civilians who have personally created brands from the ground up. Hear the Karen Hunter Show on SiriusXM Urban View on-demand, channel 126 www.siriusxm.com/ondemand.

A Washingtonian Asks Silicon Valley Latinos: 'Please Tell Your Stories'

May 06, 2017

Mickey -- a respected DC operative who first rose to fame during the Clinton administration -- now has an organization that gathers Latino leaders in different contexts and venues to tell their stories for the benefit of other Latinos.  When I first learned this, I was reminded of the strategy that Cesar Chavez employed to recruit leaders in his movement: ask them to tell their own stories and how their stories might map to the organization. Individual-to-group storytelling is actually an ancient practice, but modern-day practitioners like Ibarra are empowering people to organize today.

Ibarra picked to give Mesa Latino awards keynote

October 14, 2018

The Honorable Mickey Ibarra will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Mesa Latino Town Hall Awards ceremony sponsored by the Mesa Association of Hispanic Citizens Oct. 27 at the Mesa Arts Center. Ibarra is the president of the Ibarra Strategy Group, a government relations and public affairs firm based in Washington, D.C. He also founded and is chairman of the Latino Leaders Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ‘Bringing Leaders Together” to establish relationships, build unity and share personal stories.

Getting out the Latino vote - America's future at stake - by Mickey Ibarra

May 11, 2016

With a record high number of eligible voters, Hispanics have the unprecedented potential to impact what many consider the most important elections in recent history, if they show up.

Leaders Among Us

March 23, 2018

Alex Nogales interviews founder and chairman of the Latino Leaders Network and author of Latino Leaders Speak: Personal Stories of Struggle and Triumph, Mickey Ibarra. Mickey believes that our stories are powerful and need to be told. He shares his own personal story of being brought up in foster care.

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