President Biden to Keynote Final Day of UnidosUS Annual Conference 

Convening in a key 2024 election state is one of the largest annual gatherings of Latino advocates and policymakers

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 08: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on February 8, 2024 in Washington, DC. Biden addressed the Special Counsel's report on his handling of classified material, and the status of the war in Gaza. (Photo by Nathan Howard/Getty Images)

Las Vegas, Nevada – Today, UnidosUS announced that President Joe Biden will deliver remarks on Wednesday, July 17 at the UnidosUS 2024 Annual Conference, which will be held from July 15 through July 17 at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. President Biden will speak to more than 1,500 Latino leaders, advocates and allies, addressing both the Biden-Harris administration’s accomplishments for the Latino community and our country, and their plans for the future. 

UnidosUS President and CEO Janet Murguía said of the announcement: “We are honored and excited to have President Biden join us in Las Vegas to address one of the largest gatherings of Latino leaders and advocates in the country. One of UnidosUS’s key goals this year is to help political leaders and the media understand the issues and concerns of the Hispanic community across the nation. We look forward to hearing President Biden address our community’s top priorities, including the economy and the cost of living, affordable housing, access to healthcare, and immigration. And we look forward to hearing his vision for the future of our country.” 

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra will speak to conference attendees on Monday, July 15; Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Julie Su on Tuesday, July 16; and Acting U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Adrianne Todman on Wednesday, July 17. 

Other notable speakers confirmed to be present during the conference include: 

  • Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke, U.S. Department of Justice 
  • Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus 
  • Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans 
  • Congresswoman Susie Lee (NV-03) 
  • Former Congresswoman Liz Cheney 
  • Nevada Secretary of State Francisco Aguilar 
  • Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes 
  • CNN Political Commentator Ana Navarro-Cárdenas 
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President & CEO Dr. Richard Besser 
  • Voto Latino President & CEO Maria Teresa Kumar 
  • Author and UC Irvine Professor Hector Tobar 
  • Dream Big Nevada Executive Director Astrid Silva 
  • The Concilio President & CEO Florencia Velasco Fortner (UnidosUS Affiliate

Conference events are open to the press. Interested media should register here. All plenary sessions will be streamed live on  

About UnidosUS  

UnidosUS is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that serves as the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Since 1968, we have challenged the social, economic, and political barriers that affect Latinos through our unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico. We believe in an America where economic, political, and social progress is a reality for all Latinos, and we collaborate across communities to achieve it. For more information on UnidosUS, visit or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter.  

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