From left: Rick Chavez, President, Hispanic American Cultural Effort (HACE), Ida Hernandez, Coalition for Fairness for Hispanics in Government and Oscar Gonzales, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration listen to presenters during the facilitated discussion: “Where Can You Assist?” at
the United States Department of Agriculture Hispanic Roundtable at the United States Department of Agriculture, Monday, December 5, 2011 in Washington, DC. The roundtable focused on recruitment, retention and employee development for the purpose of developing the USDA Hispanic recruitment Plan. The roundtable hosted several national Hispanic partners and recognized USDA Hispanic organizations and associations. USDA Photo by Bob Nichols.