Latino Leaders Network
Latina Leader Panel and Live Audience Q&A to feature Mayor Regina Romero and UnidosUS President & CEO Janet Murguia, Hosted by Award-winning Journalist Maria Elena Salinas

WASHINGTON - GeorgiaChron -- The Latino Leaders Network will host the 34th Tribute to Mayors to honor Tucson Mayor Regina Romero with the Antonio Villaraigosa Leadership Award on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Mayor Romero made history by being elected as the first woman and first Latina mayor of Tucson, AZ in November 2019. A daughter of immigrants, she is only the second Mexican-American to be elected mayor of Tucson since 1854. Mayor Romero is the only Latina mayor among the nation's 50 largest cities.

The virtual program will feature the Latina Leader Panel and a live audience Q&A with Mayor Regina Romero and UnidosUS President and CEO Janet Murguía, moderated by award-winning journalist Maria Elena Salinas. The virtual event will stream on Facebook Live, YouTube, and Periscope.

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Program participants also include Latino Leaders Network Founder and Chairman Mickey Ibarra, U.S. Conference of Mayors Second Vice President Mayor Francis Suarez, and Hon. Antonio Villaraigosa, the 41st Mayor of Los Angeles.


Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. PST | 2:00 p.m. EST





The Tribute to Mayors will reach a national audience, convening elected officials, corporate executives, community leaders, industry experts, and political insiders from across the country to honor a mayor who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to bringing diverse communities together.

  • Regina Romero, Mayor, Tucson, Arizona (Honoree & Panelist)
  • Janet Murguía, President and CEO, UnidosUS (Panelist)
  • Maria Elena Salinas, Journalist (Moderator)
  • Mickey Ibarra, Chairman, Latino Leaders Network
  • Francis Suarez, Miami Mayor, U.S. Conference of Mayors Second Vice President ● Antonio Villaraigosa, 41st Mayor of Los Angeles
  • BELatina News, Media Partner
  • Bank of America
  • Walmart
  • Southwest Airlines
  • HDR, Inc.

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The Latino Leaders Network continues its mission of "Bringing Leaders Together" to establish relationships, build unity, and share our personal stories as the nation welcomes a new Administration with a record-breaking number of women appointed in the Biden cabinet.


About Latino Leaders Network
The Latino Leaders Network is dedicated to "Bringing Leaders Together" to establish relationships, build unity, and share our personal stories. Mickey Ibarra, Founder and Chairman, served as Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs at the White House for President Clinton.

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