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Latinx Heritage Month Kick-Off Party

Come celebrate the first day of Latinx Heritage Month with ¡CULTURA! Ithaca!

In light of all of the recent events that have affected our diverse and varied communities, the theme of this year's Kickoff Party will be:
The State of Nuestra Genta

Representatives from different local Latinx communities, including immigrant communities, student communities, LGBTQ+ communities, Indigenous communities, communities affected by climate change-driven natural disasters, arts and social justice organizers, and others, are invited to report in about how your communties are doing and how others can get involved.

Mayoral proclamation at 6:15pm
State of Nuestra Comunidad address by Latino Civic Association of Tompkins County 
Live Art by Yen Ospina
Opening performance by Carlos Hernan Gutierrez
Music by DJ Luis Vivanco

Stay afterwards for after-party with DJ HaMEEN Ben Ortiz at 9:30!

Family Friendly, FREE and Open to the Public, food for sale by Luna Inspired Street Food

If you'd like to make a statement on behalf of your community email or call 607-227-2334

Co-sponsored by No More Tears / No Mas LagrimasLatino Civic Association of Tompkins CountyLatina/o Studies Program: Enhancing Resources, Supporting Student SuccessIthaca is Gorges (Ithaca & Tompkins County Tourism) with Grant Support from Tompkins County Tourism Program

Friday, September 15, 2017 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Lot 10

Event Type

Entertainment, Fairs & Festivals, Music

Age Range

All Ages




Event Contact 607-227-2334


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