2022 UnidosUS Changemakers Summit

March 28-30 | Gallaudet University

The UnidosUS Changemakers Summit brings together aspiring and veteran advocates and community leaders committed to advocating for Latinos. In an encouraging and collaborative setting, policy experts will give updates on the latest issues affecting Latinos. After two days of learning and practicing advocacy skills in Washington, DC, the Summit ends with a meeting with your members of Congress.

Attendees must be vaccinated. Read full Covid-19 guidelines.

Schedule Highlights At-a-Glance


(See more details here. Schedule subject to change.)

Monday, March 28

8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Affiliate Council Meeting (Council members only)

3:00–7:00 p.m.

6:00–8:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception

Tuesday, March 29

7:00 a.m.–Noon

8:30–9:30 a.m.
Summit Breakfast

KEYNOTE: Janis Bowdler, Counselor for Racial Equity, United States Treasury Department

9:30–9:45 a.m.

9:45–11:15 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions

  • PANEL: Breaking New Ground
  • PANEL: Opportunities for Latino Progress in 2022
  • PANEL: The Stories We Tell

11:15–11:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Changemakers Summit Advocate Luncheon

Keynote speaker: Senator Alex Padilla

Keynote speaker: Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-38)

Featured panel: Finishing What Proyecto 20% Started

Moderator: Teresa Chaurand, Partner, Madison West Consulting


Janet Murguía, President and CEO, UnidosUS
Nathalie Rayes, President and CEO, Latino Victory Project
Stephanie Valencia, CEO and Co-Founder, Equis Research
Gautam Raghavan, Assistant to the President & Director of Presidential Personnel, The White House

1:00–1:15 p.m.

1:15–3:00 p.m.
White House Briefing

3:00–3:15 p.m.

3:15–4:00 p.m.
Policy Briefings I

4:00–4:15 p.m.

4:15–5:00 p.m.
Policy Briefings II

For those attending the UnidosUS Capital Awards, shuttles to the National Building Museum depart at 5:45 p.m.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

7:45–8:45 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:00 a.m.
State Breakout Meetings

9:15—11:15 a.m.
Federal Agency Roundtables

9:15 – 10:30 a.m.
National Telecommunications and Information Administration

9:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Department of Health & Human Services

10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Economic Development Administration

9:15 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Legislative Visits*

Participate in our Voices station!

Stop by our “Voices” station during the Changemakers Summit and share your thoughts about the importance of representation, why you participate in the midterm and general elections, and what being Latino means to you!


Attendees must be vaccinated. Read full Covid-19 guidelines.


Janis Bowdler

Counselor for Racial Equity, United States Department of Treasury

Linda Sánchez

Representative D─CA 38th District

Teresa Chaurand

Partner, Madison West Consulting

Janet Murguía

President and CEO, UnidosUS

Gautam Raghavan

Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Personnel, The White House

Nathalie Rayes

President and CEO, Latino Victory

Stephanie Valencia

CEO and Co-founder, Equis Research


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Changemakers Luncheon Sponsor


Changemakers Summit Breakfast Sponsor


Changemakers Summit Welcome Reception Sponsor




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