Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
May 13, 2011


Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks at the U.S.-Mexico Foundation’s Mexican American Leadership Initiative reception at approximately 5:15 p.m. on May 16, 2011, at the U.S. Department of State.

The Mexican American Leadership Initiative of the U.S.-Mexico Foundation was developed to foster constructive responses and partnerships between the societies of the United States and Mexico. The reception will kick off the first annual conference, “The Challenge of Shared Responsibility,” which will take place on May 17 at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC. The full conference agenda can be found here.

Secretary Clinton’s remarks at the reception are open to credentialed members of the media.

Pre-set time for video cameras: 3:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 4:45 p.m. from the C Street entrance.


PRESS CONTACTS:

U.S. Department of State
Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
Darla Jordan
whapress@state.gov
(202) 531-5678

U.S. Department of State
Office of Press Relations
(202) 647-2492

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or
(3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license or passport). Please allow adequate time to process through security.



PRN: 2011/744