DFW Today! - Diversity Luncheon

For Immediate Release
April 10, 2010
Contact: Anne Marie Weiss-Armush
DFW International Community Alliance
flyer at http://www.dfwinternational.org/DFWToday/Luncheon.pdf

Dr. Elba Garcia and four additional Honorary Chairs proudly invite you to a diversity luncheon that tracks the extraordinary changes in the DFW area's demographic profile. The luncheon is organized by DFW International Community Alliance and will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at the J. Erik Johnson Central Library in the O'Hara Room, 1515 Young St, Dallas, TX 75201. Seating is limited so please purchase the $25 tickets quickly - either online at www.eventbrite.com/event/477852269 or by calling 972-661-2764.

The guest speaker is Dr. Lloyd Potter, Director of the Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and the Texas State Data Center at UTSA, who will speak on "DFW Today - Who are we? How've we changed? How to reach us? What does it mean to you?" Dr. Lloyd Potter is a demographer and researcher in public policy areas who will present population projections and issues of particular interest to civic and corporate leaders.

The Honorary Chairs for the luncheon are:
Dr. Elba Garcia Candidate, Dallas County Comissioner
Yvonne Davis, Texas State Representative
Carrie Gordon, Mayor of Balch Springs
Joe Chow, Mayor of Addison
Sal Espino, City Councilman of Fort Worth

Event organizer Dr. Elba Garcia says "A new chapter in American history is about to be written. The 2010 Census figures will tell our country and the rest of the world that the foundations on which the United States of America were founded are very much alive and thriving in North Texas today. I am very pleased and honored to be part of this fundraiser event for DFW International Community Alliance as they continue to serve the many needs of our immigrants, our New Americans!"

DFW International Community Alliance is the portal for global North Texas, a network of 1,600 of the regions ethnic and internationally-focused civic, community and educational organizations. Its mission is to build mutual understanding and respect by linking diverse international cultural communities. The organization promotes and links North Texas global groups through its website and cultural calendar at http://www.dfwinternational.org/ . For more details about DFW International Community Alliance, see the media page at http://www.dfwinternational.org/media_/ or call 972-661-2764.