Chamber In the News

by Justin McAffee, The Nevada View — Outside Canyon Springs High School in North Las Vegas where President Obama was making a visit today, the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce positioned a few mobile billboards with a message for the President.

by Tovin Lapan, Las Vegas Sun — The Latin Chamber of Commerce says the College of Southern Nevada is not doing enough to ensure staff and faculty diversity and has expressed frustration that similar complaints dating seven years have not led to progress.

by Paul Takahashi, Las Vegas Sun — Rene Cantu Jr., the executive director of the Latin Chamber of Commerce’s Community Foundation, was sworn in Thursday as the interim School Board member to represent District E for the remaining five months of the term.

by Trevon Milliard, Las Vegas Review-Journal — Rene Cantu Jr., executive director of the Latin Chamber of Commerce's Community Foundation, is now also a Clark County School Board member representing northwest Las Vegas.

by Loni Blandford, Channel 13 Action News — Some local schools received a generous donation of tools thanks to people at JS Products.

by Raj Tumber, Las Vegas Business Press — Cummings emphasized how important it is these days to collaborate. The Las Vegas Chamber, North Las Vegas Chamber, Henderson Chamber, Latin Chamber and Urban Chamber all shared their views and support for one another at the Doing Business in Southern Nevada Conference.

by Krista Hostetler, ABC 13 Action News — Dozens of teenagers are being exposed to the real world this summer, thanks a special program through the Latin Chamber of Commerce.

by Conor Shine, Vegas Inc. — In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Southern Nevada’s Hispanic business community was growing exponentially. A surge in the Latino population, paired with Las Vegas’ booming economy, created new demand and a new market for businesses catering to Hispanics.

by Tovin Lapan, Las Vegas Sun — The growing influence of Hispanics in Nevada’s business community is clear. Since 1990, the state’s Latino population has more than doubled, from 10.4 percent to 26.6 percent. More than three-quarters of a million Latinos now live in Nevada.

by Steve Tetreault, Las Vegas Review-Journal — The battle for Hispanic voters in Nevada intensified today on both the left and the right, with the launch of a new commercial supporting President Barack Obama and the kickoff of a conservative effort to kick him out of office.

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