2019 Latino Conservation Week Events

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July 21, 2019

Latino Conservation Week Celebration with NPCA and Latino Outdoors

Event Description:

Join the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and Latino Outdoors (LO) as we celebrate the end of Latino Conservation Week with a special community pot-luck! Families and friends are invited to participate and create works of conservation-themed art while enjoying some comida and company during a beautiful summer evening overlooking the Downtown Los Angeles skyline.NPCA and Latino Outdoors will be providing art supplies and invite everyone to enjoy creating their own artwork to take home including: drawing, crafts, and printmaking. Bring your own comida or share some favorite recipes as we reflect on the meaning of Latino Conservation Week: "providing an opportunity for Latinos to come together and to demonstrate their passion for the outdoors -- both its enjoyment and preservation."WHO: NPCA and Latino OutdoorsWHAT: Celebrating Nuestra Cultura and the End of Latino Conservation Week with Potluck and Art ActivitiesWHERE: Los Angeles State Historic ParkWHEN: Sunday, July 21, 2019What to wear: Since this event will be taking place towards the end of the day, please bring comfortable shoes and an extra layer (sweatshirt, jacket, hoodie) as the sun sets and the temperature dips.What to bring: Creativity! Art stations will be on hand so be prepared to create some art. Families and community members are also invited to bring a favorite dish to share, but hosts will be providing food.About Latino Conservation Week:Latino Conservation Week: Disfrutando y Conservando Nuestra Tierra is an initiative of Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF). Latino Conservation Week was created to support the Latino community getting into the outdoors and participating in activities to protect our natural resources.During this week, community, non-profit, faith-based, and government organizations and agencies hold events throughout the country. From hiking and camping to community roundtables and film screenings, these activities promote conservation efforts in their community, and provide an opportunity for Latinos to show their support for permanently protecting our land, water, and air.About NPCA:With 1.3 million members and supporters beside us, NPCA is the voice of America’s national parks, working to protect and preserve our nation’s most iconic and inspirational places for present and future generations. We celebrate the parks — and work tirelessly to defend them — whether on the ground, in the courtroom or on Capitol Hill.About Latino Outdoors:We inspire, connect, and engage Latino communities in the outdoors and embrace cultura y familia as part of the outdoor narrative, ensuring our history, heritage, and leadership are valued and represented.Questions? Concerns? Email: ltorres@npca.org or christian@latinooutdoors.org

Event Sponsor(s):
Latino Outdoors and NPCA

Date & time:
July 21, 2019
5:30pm PST  -  8:30pm PST

Location:
Los Angeles State Historic Park
1245 North Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90012
Los Angeles , CA, 90012

Open to the Public:
Yes

Cost:
FREE

Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Laura Navar with NPCA at 213-482-0642 or lnavar@npca.org.


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Latino Conservation Week is a collection of events from variety of organizations. Hispanic Access Foundation is only directly responsible for events in which it is listed as a sponsor. 

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