Civic Engagement Latina Leader Calls Empowering Latinos Her \"True Calling\"


Director of Civic Engagement of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) in Houston, Texas, Claudia Ortega-Hogue is a Latina with a mission: To inspire every single Hispanic to pursue higher education.

She describes her mission in empowering her fellow Hispanics her "true calling". Ortega works with NALEO to help communities reach their goals. NALEO is a nonprofit that promotes the full participation of Latinos in American politics.


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