HISPANICPROS AND BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS

PARTNER TO EMPOWER LATINO YOUTH

PORTLAND, OR (Tuesday, May 28, 2013)—Hispanicpros is celebrating five years of providing networking events for Latino professionals where they can form long lasting relationships, share knowledge and experience, and support each other’s career development. The 5th anniversary event will feature Big Brothers Big Sisters partnership with Hispanicpros. This collaboration was formed to engage Latinos in Big Brothers Big Sisters Latino youth mentorship program.

Hispanicpros is a supporting organization for Latino professionals and leaders in the private and public sector. Hispanicpros provides unique resources and tools to the growing Latino population in Portland. More than 200 Latino professionals are expected to attend this event.

WHAT:    Hispanicpros Celebrates 5th Anniversary. This event will exhibit art by local Latino artists.

WHO:    This event is open to Latino professionals, the public and the media. Space is limited. Please RSVP to    Jorge@hispanicpros.com.

WHEN:   Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 5:30PM – 9:00PM

WHERE:   Benson Hotel (London Grill), 309 Southwest Broadway, Portland, OR 97205

ABOUT HISPANICPROS: Formed in 2008, Hispanicpros, LLC is a media outlet that supports the professional, entrepreneurial and business segments of the Hispanic community by providing resources and professional development opportunities. Hispanicpros’ mission is to facilitate professional development among Hispanic professionals by promoting diversity and inclusion in the private and public sectors. Hispanicpros fosters community engagement and empowerment through their monthly networking events. Hispanipros provides talent acquisition services to assist organizations and companies that seek to diversify their employee base by identifying talented Latino professionals to join their team. 

ABOUT BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS: For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are in single-parent and low-income families or households where a parent is incarcerated. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”). Learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters at www.bbbsnorthwest.org.