Clinton in KC for July La Raza Speech
July 2, 2015

Democratic front runner Hillary Clinton will speak at the national La Raza convention in Kansas City July 13th, a spokesman for La Raza announced Thursday.
“We are thrilled that Secretary Clinton will join us to speak to the thousands of Latino community leaders who will gather in Kansas City next week,” said Janet Murguía, President and CEO of NCLR said in a statement.
“We look forward to hearing about her vision for the country and her thoughts on the issues of greatest concern to our community.”
Clinton is hoping to lure millions of Hispanic voters to her campaign in 2016.
Democratic President Barack Obama was the overwhelming choice of Hispanic voters in 2012.
The Republican Party’s opposition to some ideas
On immigration reform have
Made it difficult for some GOP candidates for President to gain much traction with Hispanic voters.
This will be Clinton’s second trip to Missouri since she started her campaign. In June , Clinton visited the St. Louis area and sole about the need to improve race relations.
She made an appearance not far from the St. Louis suburb
of Ferguson , which was torn apart by racial tension last year after a police officer shit and killed a man.