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PANELISTS

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Concha Alborg Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas / Board President

Born in Spain and American-educated, Concha Alborg has a PhD in Spanish Literature from Temple University. In addition to numerous academic publications, she has published three works of fiction. She retired recently from Saint Joseph’s University. She is the Board President of Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas in Philadelphia.

Sandra Andino Cultural Anthropologist

Sandra Andino, Ph.D. is a Cultural Anthropologist dedicated to the field of arts and culture. More than 15 years of work experience with non-profit agencies in Philadelphia and New York has earned her a place as a committed leader, educator and artist in the local Latino and African American communities.

Jason Aragón Pan Left Productions Video Producer & Director

Jason is a video producer from Tucson, Arizona and member of Pan Left 21 NALAC MAGAZINE-template-bio actualizadas-correcion #3.indd 23

Productions. His documentaries have been in SXSWclick Fest and AFI Film Festival. His current film, Under Arpaio, won Best of Arizona at the Arizona International Film Festival. He continues to make community media dealing with human rights issues in Arizona.

Cultural Arts Center, an organization dedicated to community and human development using culture and art.

Roberto Bedoya Tucson Pima Arts Council Executive Director

Michael Kaiser Kennedy Center

Michael M. Kaiser has been President of the Kennedy Center since January 2001. He has expanded the educational and artistic programming for the nation’s center for the performing arts, has overseen a major renovation effort of most of the Center’s theaters and has led the country in arts management training.

Roberto Bedoya is the Executive Director of the Tucson Pima Arts Council, Tucson AZ. He is also a writer and arts consultant who works in the area of support systems for artists. As an arts consultant he has worked on projects for the Creative Capital Foundation; The Ford Foundation; The Rockefeller Foundations and the Urban Institute.

Carmen Castellano Castellano Family Foundation / President

Carol Bebelle Ashé Cultural Arts Center Co-Founder & Executive Director

Carol Bebelle is a native New Orleanian, a published poet and essayist. She has a 20-year career in the public sector as an administrator and planner of human service programs. In 1998, Carol Bebelle and Douglas Redd founded Ashe’

Carmen Castellano is the President of the Castellano Family Foundation, dedicated to the cultivation and enrichment of Latino family values through support of organizations promoting the arts, Latino culture, leadership, and the educational pursuits of Latino students. The Castellano Family Foundation has awarded grants to over 140 organizations totaling more than $3.2 million dollars. 22 10/5/12 5:22 PM

2012 NALAC Conference Program Booklet  

The 2012 NALAC National Conference: Seizing the Moment NOW! was hosted in Philadelphia on October 17-21, 2012. Learn more about the National...

2012 NALAC Conference Program Booklet  

The 2012 NALAC National Conference: Seizing the Moment NOW! was hosted in Philadelphia on October 17-21, 2012. Learn more about the National...

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