SAN ANTONIO — The first lady of the United States visited San Antonio Monday afternoon.
Dr. Jill Biden is the featured speaker at the UnidosUS 2022 Annual Conference, called Siempre Adelante: Our Quest for Equity.
Dr. Biden spoke at 1 p.m. for her speech at the conference. Then at 2 p.m., she will be attending a Democratic National Committee finance event.
For the first time in three years, the UnidosUS Annual Conference will be held in-person.
The event is the largest gathering of Latino advocates, community members and businesses. They talk about the issues that are affecting the more than 62 million Latinos across the country.
During the conference today, UnidosUS will release a report called Latino student success: advancing U.S. educational progress for all. It explores the progress of Latino students over several decades and the impact the pandemic had on education.
Biden had been a school teacher for thirty years before becoming a professor at a Virginia community college.
Dr. Jill Biden’s most recent visit to our area happened after the tragic mass shooting in Uvalde.
She and the president visited the memorial at Robb Elementary and spoke with the victim’s families.
See some of her remarks from Monday's conference below: