According to the Tennessee Democratic Party, the event "will be an interactive training with workshops, guest speakers and socializing. Our presenters and programs are focused on helping Democrats — at all levels — build and deliver a winning message to voters in 2012."
Chavez-Thompson was executive vice president of the AFL-CIO from 1995 to 2007, "the first person of color to be elected to one of the federation's three highest offices."
She is a native of Lubbock, Texas, and a second-generation American of Mexican descent. Upon her retirement, she celebrated 40 years of experience in the labor movement.
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