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     MARCH, 2016
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Message from our Chapter President

ALPFA  is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing Latino leaders of character in every sector of the global economy.

Since our relaunch back in January 2013, we've been delivering on this mission by bridging the gap between senior executive leaders, young professionals and university students through our high-caliber event programs.

In an effort to better connect with our members, collaborators and sponsors, we will be launching this monthly newsletter, which will provide a snapshot of our many local initiatives while strengthening our connection with the community.

February Events: ALPFA Law Debate Series

Given that we are currently in an election year & in an effort to better insert our members to Puerto Rico's most important and pressing topics, ALPFA Puerto Rico launched the ALPFA PR Debate Series, which hosted a prominent panel of distinguished politicians debating the following premise: 
"Are Political Parties Indispensable for the Economic Development of Puerto Rico?"
The panel consisted of two teams: Sen. Kenneth D. McClintock and Sen. Joseph R. Nadal Power, who were in favor of the premise and independent aspiring gubernatorial candidates, Atty. Alexandra Lúgaro and successful businessman Mr. Manuel Cidre, who argued against the premise. The event proved to be a great success, with over 250 people attending. Candidates were able to expose their diverse perspectives on the relevant issues regarding the next election. The debate was also broadcasted live through our Periscope account with over 400 additional viewers and will soon be available on our YouTube channel.

ALPFA Puerto Rico on the News

ALPFA President, CPA Raúl Palacios, Director of Student Affairs, Jan Nieves, and Director of ALPFA Law, Atty. Gabriel Olivera, were interviewed by Enrique "Kike" Cruz, Analyst of NotiUno, to promote the ALPFA Law Puerto Rico Debate Series.

In addition, Mr. Palacios was also invited to Radio Isla 1320 with Damaris Suárez to discuss in greater detail ALPFA's mission, target & upcoming event programs. Audio is available by clicking Here.

Collaborator Spotlight

PuertoRicoGlobal.org
ALPFA Puerto Rico is proud to announce our strategic collaboration with ConPRmetidos, whose platform, Puerto Rico Global, is an amazing tool to connect with other Puerto Ricans around the world for potential job opportunities, mentorship, or business ventures.

Student Chapters

Want to become an ALPFA member? Visit our website. Membership is
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Upcoming Events

Meet the Board on March 31st
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Management Leaders for Tomorrow Info Session on April 21
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Cenas Empresariales on April 23
More Info:
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Our Local Sponsors

Best regards,
ALPFA Puerto Rico Chapter
Association of Latino Professionals For America