In this 2011 episode, P.A. Bennett, the long-time host of SCETV's Connections, sits down with three guests to discuss the Hispanic perspective on jobs. The guests include Evelyn Lugo, President of the SC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Ivan Segura, Workforce Development Consultant, and Dr. Myriam E. Torres, Director of the Consortium for Latino Immigration Studies.
Where are they now?
- Evelyn Lugo founded the SC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce which was incorporated on August 30, 2007. The Chamber was established at a crucial moment in the Hispanic business community’s growth, providing an organization to represent these businesses.
- Ivan Segura is the Multicultural Affairs Director at the SC Commission for Minority Affairs.
- Dr. Myriam E. Torres continues to be the director of the now Consortium for Latino Health Studies at UofSC which promotes and coordinates multi-disciplinary research related to Latinos in South Carolina and the Southeast