This week, LATISM steps it up as it continues its mission to give YOU an open platform for the important conversations that really matter for Latinos. With so much going on in the cybersphere, we have prepared a have a jam-packed DOUBLE FEATURE for you – Here’s a rundown of the Twitter convos we have in store for YOU this Tuesday and Thursday:
LATISM “SUPER TUESDAY” TWITTER CHAT:
So, what’s so super about this Tuesday, you ask? Well, this, as every Super Tuesday, marks the day when the greatest number of states hold primary elections to select delegates to national conventions at which each party’s presidential candidates are officially nominated. Candidates seeking the presidency traditionally must do well on this day to secure their party’s nomination. For candidates, this is the first test of national electability. For Latinos, it’s time to get very well acquainted with the different candidates, what their stance is on immigration and other issues that affect our community.
SUPER TUESDAY BY THE NUMBERS:
Given the intensity [and some might argue, hilarity] of the recent Republican debates, many questions come up as the day approaches:
- Will the Republican stances on Latinos continue?
- Will Republicans be able to regain the Latino vote?
- Which are the real issues at stake here for our community and which are not?
- Can winners at the general elections really be determined from primary outcomes?
- What are the states that really matter, and how much influence do Latinos have to decide the vote in those states?
- Will the presidential challenger races be over after Super Tuesday?
We have put together a SUPER Panel of high profile Latinos and organizations to help us answer them – Read below for the details!
LATISM “SUPER TUESDAY” TWITTER PARTY DETAILS
- HOSTESS/MODERATOR: @ergeekgoddess
- DATE: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
- TIME: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm EST
- TOPIC: SUPER TUESDAY and The Latino Vote
Then, lucky for us… and lucky for YOU! Our regular Thursday Twitter Party falls on International Women’s Day!
How can we not celebrate our mothers, grandmothers, daughters, sisters, comadres, amigas…. the millions of amazing women [Latinas and otherwise] out there moving to make the world better every day? For this most special celebration, we have none other than our querida Mariela Dabbah! If you still haven’t heard about her, Mariela (@MarielaDabbah) is an accomplished author, entrepreneur, and education thought leader. On the heels of the launch of her latest book “Poder de mujer” (Woman Power), Mariela will be sharing her tips and advice for Latinas –and Latinos– to embrace their inner power and reach success in the current global market.
LATISM SUPER LATIN@S TWITTER PARTY DETAILS:
More details on each party to come later… In the meantime, mark your calendar and join us… Both parties promise to be nothing short of, well, SUPER!