May Newsletter

 May 6, 2010 
 The Hispanic Chamber is now accepting applications for its 5th annual Latino Leadership Development Program
Latino Leadership Class IV
Each year, a class of up to 20 selected individuals participate in a 12-month Hispanic Chamber Leadership class.  The program enhances the leadership and management skills of Latino leaders to position them to continue their advancement in their employment while also promoting community leadership through volunteerism on public boards and commissions.

Apply Now!

Qualifications and the Selection Process:

Any Latino who supports the mission of the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber (Hispanic Chamber) can apply.  Past scholarship recipients of the Hispanic Chamber Scholarship Program are encouraged to apply.


Participants must complete a formal program application and all attachments.  Participants are selected on their own merits.  A Selection Committee will recommend individuals to participate in the annual program.  The Hispanic Chamber governs the Latino Leadership Program.

Attendance and Meeting Dates:
The Latino Leadership Program requires extensive time, effort, and monetary commitment.  Attendance at one all day sessions is critical.  Class participants are expected to attend all sessions, full time, except in the case of an emergency.  
Program Details:
Participant Cost: $2,500 per person (Must be paid before Sept. 9, 2010) 
Scholarships: Scholarships are available on a limited basis. Please indicate on the last page of this application, whether or not you wish to be considered for a scholarship. 
How to Apply:
Complete the following application and submit to: 
                              Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber
                              PO Box 1837 
                              Portland, Oregon 97207
Deadline: May 30, 2010
To download the Latino Leadership Program application, please click here.
 Best wishes and good luck!

2010 Employment & Business Fair 
2009 Employment & Business Fair
Trade Show
June 29, 2010  
Portland Hilton Hotel,
Grand Ballroom
921 SW 6th Ave.
Portland, OR 97204
 Free to the Public!
Our Sponsors: 
                membership luncheon 1
               membership luncheon 1
Register Now!
Feel free to contact us with questions or concerns at
 (503) 222-0280 or email
Jane Nevarez at
Calendar of Events
May 10, 2010 Workshop: 
(Monday) "10-Steps to Starting a Business"  
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Place: Midland Library
          805 SE 122nd Avenue
          Portland, OR 97233
         (503) 988-5392  
Cost: None to Attendees
May 17, 2010 Workshop:
(Monday) "Primeros Pasos Para Comenzar un Negocio"  
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Place: Midland Library
           805 SE 122nd Avenue
           Portland, OR 97233
          (503) 988-5392  
Cost:   None to Attendees

May 19, 2010 Workshop:
(Wednesday) "Preparing Your Marketing Plan"
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Place: Hispanic Chamber Training Room
           333 SW 5th Avenue
           Portland, OR 97204 
           (503) 222-0280
Cost: None to Attendees
May 27, 2010 After-Hours Networking Event
Time: 5:30p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Place: To be determined
Cost: None to Attendees
June 29, 2010 Annual Membership Meeting Luncheon
Keynote Speaker: Arthur Balizan, Special Agent in Charge FBI, Portland Division                   
Member Recognition:          
-           To be Determined  
-           To be Determined   
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Place: Hilton Hotel, Pavillion Room 
          921 SW Sixth Avenue
          Portland, OR 97204
          (503) 226-1611
Cost: $25.00 Members/$30.00 Non-members
Sponsor: Wells Fargo

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns regarding our events at (503) 222.0280.