The Hispanic Access Foundation has invited the community to participate in a community round table discussion on public lands. The roundtable discussion is scheduled for Monday, February 25, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Ayres Hotel in the Casa Loma Room, 1015 W. Colton Avenue in Redlands. Access to public lands provide a variety of benefits across several sectors. The event sponsors are encouraging members of the community to come out, learn and celebrate the diverse benefits of public lands with the help of a wide range of expert panelists from the following fields—health, veterans, business, and education, in addition to leaders of energy companies, parks and environmental justice groups. Attendees will enjoy opening remarks by elected officials and Por La Creación Faith-based Alliance Pastor, Rolando Morelli. The event will also feature four separate panel discussions on several topics: Public lands benefit mental and physical health; Public lands help local economies; Public lands help child development and bring communities together; Public lands protect water, people and the environment. The Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that connects Latinos with partners and opportunities to improve lives and create an equitable society. The organization works with and through strategic partnerships with faith and community organizations to increase access to vital information and community resources. To participate in the community discussion RSVP to Jenny Brandt at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tamara at email@example.com. To learn more about the Hispanic Access Foundation visit www.hispanicaccessfoundation.org.
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