Nely Galán, founder of The Adelante Movement for Latina economic empowerment, will hold a press conference in Las Vegas at the NCLR Annual Conference at Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Saturday, July 7 at 1 pm to kick off the 2012 The Adelante Movement: Tour a series of live economic empowerment forums that bringstogether Latina leaders at a local level, inspiring them to take action forthemselves and their families. The Adelante Movement: Tour is presented by Coca-Cola.

Nely will also be a featured speaker at the Latinas Brunch on Sunday, July 8 at 11 am and will lead the first of the 2012 The Adelante Movement: Tour live forums from 1:30-3:00 pm. The Adelante Movement: Tour live forum will feature award-winning author and activist Sandra Cisneros and Nell Merlino, President of Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence. For information:

The Adelante Movement is a grassroots movement that aims to unite and empower Latinas economically. It will connect Latinas and their families to jobs, start-up funding, franchise andentrepreneurial opportunities, and mentorship—with the goal of encouraging them to mobilize collectively by playing a leading role in American society, economics and politics. The Adelante Movement will help Latinas to become an integral part of the national conversation, so that they can provide their children with the future they deserve, as a rightful part of this country.

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