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Gov. Cox to hold town hall focused on Latino community

Oct 24, 2022, 1:00 PM

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Gov. Spencer Cox speaks during a press conference at the Utah State Capitol on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Cox says the majority of the state's $5 million dollars allocated for flood relief efforts has gone to purchasing supplies and heavy machinery. (Mengshin Lin/Deseret News)

(Mengshin Lin/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Spencer Cox and the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs will hold a town hall meeting focused on the Latino community Monday night. 

The town hall will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Salt Lake Community College’s Grand Theater. The theater is located at the college’s campus at 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City.

Cox’s office said the governor would use questions submitted earlier in the month to understand the priorities of the community.

The community discussion with Cox will be facilitated in both Spanish and English.

Nubia Peña, director of the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs, will moderate the town hall while Lester Rojas from Univision and Cindy Bernal from Telemundo will emcee.

There will be an hour of networking following the town hall so that community members can learn about local resources.

Registration for the event is closed, but anyone already registered can use their confirmation email to ride UTA for free.

Related: Salt Lake County is again certified as a “Welcoming Place”

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Gov. Cox to hold town hall focused on Latino community