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Linda Chavez

Conservative Political Commentator
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Biography

Linda Chavez is President of the Center for Equal Opportunity, a non-profit public policy research organization in Washington, DC. She also writes a weekly syndicated column that appears in newspapers across the country, and is a political analyst for FOX News Channel. Chavez authored "Out of the Barrio: Toward a New Politics of Hispanic Assimilation," which the Denver Post described as a book that "should explode the stereotypes about Hispanics that have clouded the minds of patronizing liberals and xenophobic conservatives alike." In 2000, Chavez was honored by the Library of Congress as a "Living Legend" for her contributions to America's cultural and historical legacy. In January of 2001, Chavez was President George W. Bush's nominee for Secretary of Labor until she withdrew her name from consideration.

Chavez has held a number of appointed positions, among them Chairman of the National Commission on Migrant Education, White House Director of Public Liaison, Staff Director of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and she was a member of the Administrative Conference of the United States. Chavez was the Republican nominee for U.S. Senator from Maryland in 1986. In 1992, she was elected by the U.S. Expert to the UN Sub-commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities.

Chavez was also editor of the prize-winning quarterly journal American Educator, published by the American Federation of Teachers, where she also served as assistant to AFT president Al Shanker and assistant director of legislation.

Chavez serves on the Board of Director of ABM Industries, Inc., as well as on the boards of several non-profit organizations, including the Foundation for Teaching Economics and the Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and was Co-Chair of the Council's Committee on Diversity.
Chavez received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado in 1970.

Topics

Racial Preferences and Affirmative Action

The Folly of Bilingual Education

Melting Pot or Boiling Point?: America in the New Millennium

Dangers of Union Political Influence on American Politics

Workplace Diversity: Necessity or Myth?

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