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Images from Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival 2017

  Relive the fun with the images from the 2017 Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival.  Also check out our Instagram account @holaamerica for exclusive pictures Photos by Tar Macias  

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Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival is a true cultural celebration in the heart of Iowa

About 10,000 people will come to Des Moines this month to celebrate the history and culture of the Latin American community as well as the contributions it has made to Iowa.   Attendees to thisContinue reading…

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Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival unveils new website, poster contest winner

  DES MOINES, IA – Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival has a revamped website that is easier to navigate and shares more information about the festival.   The website, www.latinoheritagefestival.org, details the entertainment, volunteer information, vendor requirements andContinue reading…

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Iowa Latino Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Human Rights and the Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs is pleased to announce three outstanding Latinos to be inducted into the 2017 Iowa Latino Hall of Fame.  Continue reading…

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Marlu’s Xingonas of the Month: The Ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative of Greater Des Moines

This month, we celebrate a group of women that are the definition of Xingonas: the ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative, LLI. The group of women recently celebrated their graduation from the 9-month program, withContinue reading…

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Conozca sus Derechos como Inmigrante – Talleres Informativos por todo Iowa y Quad Cities

5 de Marzo, Ottuma, IA FirstLutheranChurch 126 N Jefferson StreetOttumwa, Iowa Corner of Jefferson St / 4th St 12:30 PM Organizadores: Iowa Justice For Our Neighbors Oficina de Asuntos Latinos de Iowa 5 de Marzo,Continue reading…

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Gente de Des Moines ayer fue un Día Sin Inmigrantes ¿Y hoy que hacemos?

Ayer miles de personas se unieron al movimiento “Un Día Sin Inmigrantes” ¿Pero hoy que? ¿Que podemos hacer el resto de nosotros para apoyar este movimiento y seguir demostrando que si en realidad los inmigrantesContinue reading…

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Iowans Say NO to HF265

A bill for an act prohibiting the state, counties, cities, and certain postsecondary educational institutions from limiting or restricting enforcement of federal immigration laws (Formerly HSB 67.) has been introduced to the legislature and isContinue reading…