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Feb 18

LISTA CEO Jose Marquez to Meet with Secretary of Commerce Locke and Chairman of UPS Scott Davis on How to Develop More Jobs in USA.

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LISTA CEO Jose Marquez will Meet with Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke and Chairman of UPS Scott Davis on how to develop more jobs in USA.

The Honorable Gary Locke U.S. Secretary of Commerce & Scott Davis Chairman & CEO UPS are in Georgia for a discussion with small businesses. They will hold a meeting with Latino and African American Business leaders to discuss President Obama’s new National Export Initiative to increase U.S. exports and support American jobs.

This special meeting will be held at the UPS Facility in Doraville Ga. on Friday February 19, 2010 @10:20 am.

During last month’s State of the Union speech, President Obama announced a goal of doubling exports over the next five years to support two million jobs in America.

Feb 18

LISTA Joins 23 Natational Organizations to Address Minority Inclusion in Media by FCC to Chairman Genachowski

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Dear Chairman Genachowski:

As you know, in Section 257 of the Communications Act, Congress requires the Commission to submit triennial reports “identifying and eliminating Émarket entry barriers for entrepreneurs and other small businesses….” The Commission submitted the required reports for 1997, 2000, 2003, and (several months late) 2006, but the Commission has not yet submitted its 2009 Report.

Feb 17

Blacks, Latinos and Women Lose Ground at Silicon Valley Tech Companies.

Blacks, Latinos and Women Lose Ground at Silicon Valley Tech Companies.

The unique diversity of Silicon Valley is not reflected in the region’s tech workplaces — and the disparity is only growing worse. Hispanics and blacks made up a smaller share of the valley’s computer workers in 2008 than they did in 2000, a Mercury News review of federal data shows, even as their share grew across the nation. Women in computer-related occupations saw declines around the country.

Feb 10

The Census Is Coming!!! The Census Is Coming!!! The Census Is Coming!!!

“Ths 2010 Census is Easy, Safe and Important …an accurate count of the U.S. population forms the basis for many important but often overlooked political, economic, and social decisions that are made that end up affecting our daily lives
For More Information Please Visit www.2010.census.gov/2010census/why/index.php

Feb 10

Google’s Buzz, New Mystery Product, Unveiled

Google’s new social media product has been unveiled. Known as Google Buzz, the search giant is taking direct aim at Twitter and Facebook, even in its branding, with a missive inviting users to “Go beyond status messages.”

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