The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) is pleased to announce that Israel Ortega of the Heritage Foundation will speak on the Election of 2012, March 28, 4:30pm – 6:00pm at the Alexander Hamilton Institute. Mr. Ortega talk will focus on such issues as the Latino vote, promoting economic opportunity and a growing dependence on government.

Israel Ortega serves as The Heritage Foundation’s chief spokesman to Spanish-language news media, including print, radio, television and online.  He is the editor of Heritage’s sister website, Libertad (, and regularly contributes commentary to prominent Spanish-language publications. He is a frequent guest commentator on major Spanish outlets, including Univision, Telemundo and CNN International, discussing Heritage’s research and analysis across a range of policy fronts. He has also appeared on Fox News Channel and Fox Business Channel discussing current policy issues.

Mr. Ortega’s talk was spearheaded by the AHI’s Publius Society which honors the genius of Hamilton, Jay, and Madison with monthly discussions among a diverse group of students, faculty, and citizens in which current issues are placed in the context of the great traditions of the American republicanism. Recommended readings for those interested in Mr. Ortega’s talk can be found on the AHI’s website at:

The event is free of charge and open to the public. For more information please visit