March 25, 2011

President Barack Obama to Lead Town Hall Conversation at Bell Multicultural High School on March 28, 2011  


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Univision will host “The Moment is Now: The President, Hispanics and Education” on Monday, March 28, 2011 at Bell Multicultural High School.

Moderated by Univision Networks President, Cesar Conde, President Barack Obama will address education-related issues as well as answer questions from students, parents and teachers. 

Presented by Emmy-award winning journalist and co-anchor of “Noticiero Univision,” Jorge Ramos, the town hall will be broadcast on the Univision Network on March 28 at 7pm ET / 6 pm CT [streamed on in English and Spanish and simulcast on Univision Radio].

Topics to be presented at the town hall with President Obama will range from parental and community involvement to early and higher education to college readiness and completion, as well as technology and politics as it relates to education.

In the lead to the town hall, students, parents and teachers will have the opportunity to submit an education-related question for President Obama. Questions can be submitted to Univision until Sunday, March 27, 2011 through our online form. To access the form and for more details and guidelines, please visit:

The broadcast will be closed-captioned in English on CC3 where available. The event will also be available in English and Spanish on www.UnivisionNoticias, following the broadcast. For the latest national and international news, videos and photos, please visit the site.

For members of the press interested in covering the town hall, please contact Carolina Valencia at or (212) 455-4712.

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