Doors open at 6:30pm, and at 7pm, we will welcome Katherine Archuleta, National Political Director for Obama for America! (https://twitter.com/#!/archuleta2012)
This meeting will coincide with the nationwide launch of Latinos for Obama.
Following Ms. Archuleta’s remarks, we will hear from our own Miles Grant; blogger (http://thegreenmiles.blogspot.com/), activist, and former candidate for The Virginia House of Delegates.
Miles will talking about the intersection of environment and politics, and how to get more involved locally with this very important issue.
We’ll also be talking about our Environmental Caucus and Latino Caucus, and their respective 2012 kick-off meetings.
Happy Hour specials are as follows:
$5 house red/white
$5 Mojitos /sangria
$3 yuengling/ Sam Adams
$2 miller / dos Equis
$5 jumbo margaritas
Caribbean Breeze is located a short walk from the Ballston Metro station (Orange line). Street parking is available in the area, as well as at Ballston Mall for $1 after 6pm.
Contact Gordon at email@example.com with any questions.
About Katherine Archuleta
Katherine Archuleta joined Obama 2012 in July 2011. Prior to becoming the National Political Director for the Obama Campaign she served as the Chief of Staff to Department of Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis.
Katherine had accumulated nearly 18 years of government experience. She was a senior aide to Denver Mayor Federico Peña for 8 years and then his chief of staff in 1996 and 1997 during his tenure as Secretary of Transportation. She served as his senior adviser in 1997 when Peña was Secretary of Energy.
Prior to returning to Washington, D.C. to serve as Chief of Staff to Secretary Solis, Katherine was senior advisor to Mayor John Hickenlooper, starting in 2005. She was the City of Denver’s lead planner for the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
Along with two Denver community leaders, John Parr and Peter Kenney, Katherine founded the Colorado non-profit Center for Regional and Neighborhood Action where she, Parr and Kenney advised local leaders on collaborative stewardship. She was also a cofounder of three non-profit organizations supporting Colorado women: The Colorado Women’s Foundation, Mi Casa Resource Center, and the Latina Initiative.
Katherine and her husband, Edmundo Gonzales, are the proud parents of Graciela Katarina Gonzales.