Washington, D.C. – Today White House sources announced that President Obama has decided to elevate current Federal Trade Commissioner (FTC), Edith Ramirez, to chair the agency. The following statement may be attributed to NHMC’s President and CEO, Alex Nogales:
“The FTC plays a vital role in preventing unfair, deceptive and anticompetitive business practices. It protects consumers while at the same time promoting lawful business practices. I congratulate President Obama on his decision to appoint Edith Ramirez as the next FTC Chair. Her legal background and keen intellect make her an excellent person for the job.”
The National Hispanic Media Coalition is a non-partisan, non-profit, media advocacy and civil rights organization established in 1986 in Los Angeles, California. Its mission is to educate and influence media corporations on the importance of including U.S. Latinos at all levels of employment. It augments the pool of Latino talent with it s professional development programs. It challenges media that carelessly exploit negative Latino stereotypes. It scrutinize and opines on media and telecommunications policy issues. Learn more at http://www.nhmc.org. Receive real-time updates on twitter @NHMC.
National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a woman-led 501(c)(3) non-profit civil and human rights organization that was founded to eliminate hate, discrimination, and racism toward the Latino communities.