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HHF’s President & CEO To Speak at SXSW | Full Color Future

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Full Color Future Panel

HHF’s President and CEO, Antonio Tijerino to speak at the Full Color Future panel at SXSW in Austin, Texas this Saturday, March 10th at the Google Building (500 W 2nd St. Austin, TX, 78701)!

Full Color Future is an advocacy organization committed and focused on changing the narrative about people of color in media, tech and innovation. They are committed to ensuring that leaders are recognized for their expertise and that their necessary perspectives are centered in national and global policy debates.

In addition, Full Color Future topics focus on include knowledge and access, content, creativity and news, economic growth and social justice. Full Color Future connects policymakers and policy stakeholders to practitioners through analyzing relevant policy issues through the lens of what is working for multicultural communities leading in tech!

Full Color Future Agenda —

10:00 – 10:15 am: Stand up routine by comedian Jenny Yang, YouTube Personality
10:15 – 10:25 am: Ted Talk by Eric Easter, National Black Programming Consortium
10:25 – 10:40 am: Fireside chart w/ Chanelle Hardy, Google, and Morgan DeBaun, Co-Founder of Blavity
10:40 – 10:50 am: Kweli TV mini screening w/ Founder an CEO Deshuna Spencer
10:50 – 11:20 am: FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, FCC on the Flight for open internet, w/ Carmen Scurato, National Media Coalition
11:20 – 11:30 am: Gaming demo w/ Otessa Ghadar, DC Webfest, and Todd Shurn, Howard University
11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Online Activism Panel feat Antonio Tijerino, HHF, & Brittany Packnett, Teach for America
12:00 – 12:10 pm: Closing Ted talk – Why we need full color future – feat. Brian Woolfolk, Full Color Future, ED
12:15 – 2:00 pm: Lunch Reception

Next Generation Dinner at Google Offices 

While you stay tuned to hear from our President & CEO, Antonio Tijerino at the Full Color Future panel this weekend. Antonio will speak at tonight’s Next Generation Dinner at the Google Offices in Austin, TX. HHF  provides a skilled and diverse pool of talent to meet the demands of today’s growing companies. Our Latinos on Fast Track (LOFT) network includes a unique ecosystem of talent that provides companies with highly qualified students and professionals that are trained to meet their  requirements.
HHF supports the youth through our Youth Awards, Code as a Second Language (CSL), LOFT STEM Symposia , learn more here
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