The Latino Policy Forum announced the 24 community, policy, art and culture leaders selected to the 2018 Multicultural Leadership Academy. The Academy, now in its second year, encourages intercultural collaboration and collaborative social action between Latinos and African Americans in Illinois. The Academy draws on the traditions of a diverse range of cultures to increase cross-cultural understanding and develop a network of leaders who will be able to call upon each other in the future.

About the Latino Policy Forum
The Latino Policy Forum is the only organization in the Chicago area that facilitates the involvement of Latinos
at all levels of public decision-making. The Forum conducts analysis to inform, influence and lead. Its goals are
to improve education outcomes, advocate for affordable housing, promote just immigration policies, and
engage diverse sectors of the community, with an understanding that advancing Latinos advances a shared
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