The District of Columbia Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs, in collaboration with ACADA (Asociasion Cultural AfroLatina, y la Diaspora Africana), and the Afro-Latino Alliance, will host two public programs during Black History Month focused an Afro-Latinos.
The first program, “Afro-Latinos in the Diaspora: History, Culture and Challenges in Asserting their Rightful African Identity,” will be an interactive public forum that will include a panel of experts addressing issues that impact the Afro-Latino community locally and globally. The second program, “Afro-Lation Recognition Awards Ceremony: Celebrating the Contributions of Afro-Latinos in Advocacy, Human Rights, Education, Volunteerism and the Arts,” will be an awards ceremony recognizing the contributions of Afro-Latinos and allies to the Washington metro area.
WHEN: February 18 & 19, 2014
WHERE: GALA Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW; Washington, DC 20010
TIME: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (both nights)
The event is open and free to the public. Interpretation will be provided.
Questions? Contact us at: AfroLatinoAlliance@gmail.com