Chicago (CBS) —Julian Castro and Beto O’Rourke will both make appearances at a Chicago event for Latino leaders this weekend.
Julian Castro, who has declared his candidacy for president, delivered the keynote address Friday at the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute’s National Conference. Castro, a Democrat, previously served as the mayor of San Antonio and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Spotty Showers Sunday Night, Monday
Beto O’Rouke, who is also also weighing a bid for president, will appear at the event Saturday. The former U.S. Congressman from Texas will be the featured speaker at the Latino leaders recognition luncheon.READ MORE: Phase 2 Opens Monday In Illinois Outside Chicago For Anyone 16 And Over To Get COVID-19 Vaccine, But Teens Under 18 Face Challenge
Other attendees of the event, which is taking place at the Sheraton Grand Chicago, include Illinois State Comptroller and Chicago mayoral candidate Susana Mendoza and former Illinois U.S. Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez.MORE NEWS: On One-Year Anniversary Of Botched Smokestack Demolition, Little Village Community Leaders Call For Jobs, Better Environmental Protection
Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, was presented the Dolores Huerta Woman of Courage Medallion Friday.