Spanish-speaking conference held in Durham

Posted October 11, 2008 6:48 p.m. EDT

— The Durham Human Relations Department held a Spanish-speaking conference Saturday at the Community Family Life and Recreation Center at Lyon Park.

The program’s goal was to help Spanish-speaking residents understand their rights and responsibilities.

City leaders went over the consequences of driving while intoxicated and gave updates on immigration laws. Officials also discussed English as a second language programs and the housing market.