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HUD Secretary Castro attends Minneapolis event to mobilize Latino voters

HUD Secretary Julian Castro will be joined by local officials at today’s event in Minneapolis.

A group pushing for higher Latino turnout in elections is hosting HUD Secretary Julian Castro today in Minneapolis. 

Unidos Votamos is holding the event at Plaza Verde, 1516 East Lake St., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The group says it’s working to “organize our community and increase Latino voter participation in Minnesota and the nation.”

Castro, a former San Antonio mayor, has been mentioned as a possible vice-presidential option for Hillary Clinton.

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Also scheduled to attend are: State Sens. Patricia Torres Ray and Melisa Franzen; state Rep. Carlos Mariani; Ramsey County Commissioner Rafael Ortega, Minneapolis City Council Member Alondra Cano and Bloomington School Board member Nelly Korman.