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									Pan American Bank (Los Angeles) Hosts
Methamphetamine Prevention Town Hall Meeting
May 05, 2010 07:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time  

EAST LOS ANGELES, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Pan American Bank (Los Angeles) today
announced that it has partnered with the UCLA Youth Methamphetamine Treatment Study, LatinoGraduate.net and
The Wall-Las Memorias Project to host a town hall meeting that addresses the negative health and societal
consequences of methamphetamine abuse by Latino youth.

“Methamphetamine abuse is a significant problem that creates severe negative health and societal consequences.
While methamphetamine affects nearly every community in Southern California, Latino youth in the East Los Angeles
area may be particularly impacted due to political, economic, and social inequalities,” said Pan American Bank CEO
Jesse Torres. “This town hall meeting is provided to increase awareness of the work being conducted by the Greater
East Los Angeles Meth Task Force.” 

On Saturday, May 8th, 2010, a town hall meeting featuring a panel of professionals, community leaders, and
community members will discuss the issue of methamphetamine abuse among Latino youth and will highlight
resources available in East Los Angeles that address methamphetamine problems.

The town hall meeting will be broadcast live on the Internet at http://www.livestream.com/lsacnational/. Panelists will
take questions from viewers via e-mail at LSACnational@gmail.com. The program will also be available for on-
demand viewing after the event at http://www.LatinoGraduate.net. A studio audience will be present for the webcast
at LatinoGraduate.net’s Web Broadcasting Studio located at Pan American Bank’s corporate headquarters, 3626
East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90063.

WHEN: Saturday, May 8, 2010. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
WHERE: Pan American Bank Headquarters
       Entrance at Rear Parking Lot
       3626 East First Street
       East Los Angeles, CA 90063
       Or on the Internet at http://www.livestream.com/lsacnational/.
WHO:   Pan American Bank
       UCLA Youth Methamphetamine Treatment Study
       LatinoGraduate.net
       The Wall-Las Memorias Project
       Town hall meeting that addresses the negative health and societal consequences of methamphetamine
WHAT:
       abuse among Latino youth.
       To discuss the issue of methamphetamine abuse among Latino youth and to highlight resources available
WHY:
       in East Los Angeles that address methamphetamine problems.

The UCLA Youth Meth Treatment Study is conducting a clinical research study on methamphetamine abuse that
includes counseling, study medication, and compensation.

The Latino Scholastic Achievement Corporation (LASC), founded in 1992, is a national educational 501(c)(3) non-
profit organization. The purpose of LASC is to increase the number of Latino secondary and college graduate by
providing them with key information via web broadcasts and audio clips found on its web site at
http://LatinoGraduate.net.

The Wall-Las Memorias Project, founded in 1993, is dedicated to promoting wellness and preventing illness among
Latino populations affected by HIV/AIDS by using the inspiration of The AIDS Monument as a catalyst for social
change.

Established in 1964, Pan American Bank is California’s oldest Latino-owned bank. Headquartered in East Los
Angeles, Pan American Bank serves the needs of the Latino communities in Los Angeles and Santa Ana. Founded
by former U.S. Treasurer Romana Acosta Banuelos, the Bank has stayed true to its mission of transforming and
empowering Latino communities through banking relationships built on trust, service, respect, communication, and
guidance. Pan American Bank's Facebook page can be found at http://bit.ly/pab-facebook. The Bank’s blog is
found at http://PanAmericanBank.blogspot.com. Pan American Bank can be followed on Twitter as
@PanAmericanBank.

Contacts
Pan American Bank
Tony Ramirez
(323) 264-3310
TRamirez@PanAmericanBank.US

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