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NHCOA Applauds Bipartisan Vote to Confirm Julian Castro as HUD Secretary

Washington, DC- Today Dr. Yanira Cruz, President and CEO of the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA)– the leading national organization working to improve the lives of Hispanic older adults, their families and caregivers– applauded the confirmation of Mayor Julián Castro of San Antonio to lead the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in a majority bipartisan vote in the U.S. Senate earlier today:

“Today is an important day for the Latino community and the entire country. We are heartened the Senate acted promptly and decisively in confirming Julián Castro as our next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. NHCOA looks forward to working with Secretary Castro to tackle the important and unavoidable issues of multigenerational poverty and adequate, affordable housing for all diverse older Americans.”