Latino Conservation Week Past Events

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July 15, 2017  | District of Columbia

Astronomy Day

10:00 AM Planetarium Movie: Zula Patrol Down to Earth Hey Kids! Join us for Zula Patrol as they chase Madam Deliria back through geologic times in an attempt to rid the universe of litter. Animated...

Sponsor(s): Rock Creek National Park and NASA

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July 15, 2017  | District of Columbia

What doesn't belong?

Join us on a two- mile hike to learn about non- native plant species and their impacts on the park ecosystem. All ages.

Sponsor(s): Rock Creek Park

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July 15, 2017  | District of Columbia

Lotus and Water Lily Festival Kickoff

See a spectacular display of lotus and water lilies in full bloom! Enjoy gardening workshops & traditional Latin, Asian & African dancing performances! Hands-on activities including face paint...

Sponsor(s): Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 16, 2017  | District of Columbia

Story Time in Spanish

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books designed to be enjoyed by pre-school children age 3- 5. Promoting language and literacy skills, these sto...

Sponsor(s): Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island

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July 17, 2017  | District of Columbia

HAF at the Adventure Station at REI

Come out to chat with Hispanic Access Foundation and an Latino Heritage Internship Program intern about their goals to bring a more diversity to the National Park Service. Along with Hispanic Access F...

Sponsor(s): NPS and REI Adventure Station and Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 19, 2017  | District of Columbia

Bringing National Parks to Columbia Heights Farmers Market

Columbia Heights was one of the first Latino neighborhoods in the District of Columbia. The National Park Service, Latin American Youth Center, and Hispanic Access Foundation have come together to cel...

Sponsor(s): Latin American Youth Center, National Park Service, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 19, 2017  | District of Columbia

Making a New Home: The Founding of Latino D.C.

Starting from our joint table at the Farmer`s Market and ending at CARECEN (Central American Resource Center) Ranger Mike Balis will give a program entitled "Making a New Home: The Founding of Latino ...

Sponsor(s): National Park Service, Latin American Youth Center

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July 21, 2017  | District of Columbia

HAF at the Adventure Station at REI

Come out to chat with Hispanic Access Foundation and an Latino Heritage Internship Program intern about their goals to bring a more diversity to the National Park Service. Along with Hispanic Access F...

Sponsor(s): NPS and REI Adventure Station and Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 22, 2017  | District of Columbia

Interpretative Program on Theodore Roosevelt Island

Learn about the history of Theodore Roosevelt Island, its fauna and flora as well as the challenge of Emerald Ash Borer and the recently concluded cultural landscape study.

Sponsor(s): National Park Service and Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island

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July 23, 2017  | District of Columbia

Puro Pedal - DC Bike Ride ** DATE CHANGED** 07/23

10 Mile Bike Ride. All levels welcomed. Must bring bike and helmet. Capitol BikeShare is fine. Bring water. This is a POC and LGBTQ safe space. Questions? Email: lopezestradaedith@gmail.com

Sponsor(s): D.C. Communities event

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July 15, 2018  | District of Columbia

Sanity Sundays Summer Yoga Series with East Side Yoga at the Uline Arena REI! - 90's hip hop session!

TLC. Biggie. Janet Jackson. Warren G. Destiny's Child. Tupac. The Fugees. Need we say more? Join us Sunday, July 15th for the 90's Hip Hop rendition of our Sanity Sunday Yoga Series. Doors open for...

Sponsor(s):

East Side Yoga, REI

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July 18, 2018  | District of Columbia

Latino Conservation Week Twitter Chat

On behalf of Hispanic Access Foundation, CHISPA, League of Conservation Voters, and Protect New Mexico, we invite you to join our Twitter Chat on Wednesday, July 18th at 1pm EST to push for awareness ...

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation, CHISPA, League of Conservation Voters and Protect New Mexico

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July 20, 2018  | District of Columbia

Music at the Monument!

Music at the Monument is a nonprofit that offers a concert series in our National Parks and Monuments, performing outreach to local communities. The concert series brings an opportunity to improve acc...

Sponsor(s):

NPS, HAF, Salsa with Silvia, Music at the Monument

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July 21, 2018  | District of Columbia

Pileated Woodpecker Strut

Live performances! Bird and habitat identification and awareness education. "Birds of the night Sky" Planetarium program. Rain or shine!

Sponsor(s):

Rock Creek Park, NPS

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July 21, 2018  | District of Columbia

2018 Lotus and Water Lily Cultural Festival

The Lotus and Water Lily Festival is an annual event that celebrates global culture in the wild wetlands of Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens. At this free family fun celebration, visitors enjoy cul...

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation; Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, NPS

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July 22, 2018  | District of Columbia

Adventure Station at REI

Come to the Adventure Station at REI to learn about programs and hikes in the area!

Sponsor(s):

NPS, REI

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July 22, 2018  | District of Columbia

Bilingual Historic Tour of Columbia Heights

Join Park Rangers for an informative, bilingual tour on the history of communities living in the Columbia Heights neighborhood! It will begin at the Columbia Heights Civic Plaza at 7:00 p.m. and end a...

Sponsor(s):

NPS - National Mall

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July 13, 2019  | District of Columbia

Lotus and Water Lily Festival

The TWO-DAY festival features performances from cultures around the world, family fun games, arts and crafts and the amazingly beautiful lotuses and water lilies in full bloom! Kenilworth Aquatic Gard...

Sponsor(s):

Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

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July 17, 2019  | District of Columbia

Paddle at the Potomac, Rema en el Río Potomac

Celebremos la Semana Latina de la Conservación. Acompaña a Potomac Conservancy y Corazón Latino en una tarde de remos y diversión en el Río Potomac: ¡Una gran alternativa a la "Happy Hour" tradi...

Sponsor(s):

Corazon Latino and The Potomac Conservancy

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July 18, 2019  | District of Columbia

Latino Conservation Week Twitter Chat

On behalf of Hispanic Access Foundation, we invite you to join our Twitter Chat on Wednesday, July 18 at 1pm EST. Feel free to ask questions during the Twitter chat or help us amplify from…

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 18, 2019  | District of Columbia

Ay Mariposa East Coast Premiere

July 18 is the East Coast premiere of Ay Mariposa, a new documentary about three characters living on the US-Mexico border, directly in the path of the border wall. The documentary explores the close ...

Sponsor(s):

Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, DC Environmental Film Festival

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July 20, 2019  | District of Columbia

Piney Branch Invasive Removal

Join Rock Creek Conservancy, the National Park Service and Friends of Piney Branch in maintaining our recent native planting by helping to remove invasive plants from Ingleside Terrace in Piney Branch...

Sponsor(s):

Rock Creek Conservancy

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July 25, 2019  | District of Columbia

Latino Food Celebration Day

Food is history and there's no better way to celebrate July's theme of Telling All American Stories than to indulge in Latino Culture through ingredients that tell a story.The event will be held in th...

Sponsor(s):

Department of the Interior

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July 28, 2019  | District of Columbia

Conservación Con Café

Latinas in Conservation Panel Discussion!Come & hang out, drink some cafecito, & hear what community leaders have to say!

Sponsor(s):

National Park Service, HAF

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July 14, 2020  | District of Columbia

LCW Community Webinar #3: Upcoming Events

Join us for our last LCW community webinar of the year that will highlight a few of the LCW Signature Event coordinators this year. We'll share the event details for those events, as well as…

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 15, 2020  | District of Columbia

Danzatone Outdoors with Jenny Osoria

Join Danzatone instructor and outdoor enthusiast Jenny Osoria in two special classes to celebrate nature, conservation, and human health. These classes are part of our celebration of National Forest W...

Sponsor(s):

Jenny Fitness, Corazon Latino, Descubre el Bosque, National Forest Week, Latino Conservation Week

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July 17, 2020  | District of Columbia

HLN Double Film Screening

To kick off LCW 2020, Hispanic Access Foundation's Hispanic Leadership Network will attend a film screening of Leche y Miel and Land, Water y Comunidad. The event will also include a group discussion,...

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 18, 2020  | District of Columbia

LCW Photo Contest

We want to see your pictures for Latino Conservation Week 2020! Latino Outdoors and Hispanic Access Foundation are teaming up to announce a #LCW2020 Photo Contest beginning July 18, 2020, & ending...

Sponsor(s):

Latino Outdoors, Hispanic Access Foundation, Defenders of Wildlife

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July 18, 2020  | District of Columbia

Tony Silva Summer Love Concert Series

Join us for a special concert to celebrate National Forest Week and Latino Conservation Week with guitar virtuoso and composer Tony Silva. As a child, Tony Silva listened to his father's music from Ch...

Sponsor(s):

Corazon Latino, National Forest Week, Descubre el Bosque, Latino Conservation Week

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July 19, 2020  | District of Columbia

LatinxHikers IG Takeover

Y'all remember last year when a group of us went out with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and got on the Appalachian Trail to rerouted a small section of it? Well, this year due to COVID-19…

Sponsor(s):

LatinxHikers

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July 19, 2020  | District of Columbia

Festival Musical En Contacto Con Lo Natural

Para celebrar la Semana de la Conservación Latina y La Semana Nacional de los Bosques, nuestro amigo Ernesto Pérez “El Gallo” ha convocado a tres destacados músicos de Monterrey México que nos...

Sponsor(s):

Corazon Latino, Meson Del Gallo, Latino Conservation Week, National Forest Week, Descubre el Bosque

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July 22, 2020  | District of Columbia

Nature: Where Faith Science, and Health and Wellness Collide

Join us for a conversation to explore the several facets that pull us, as Latinos, toward nature. From the faith perspective, we will hear about the call from Pope Francis for the faithful to CareR...

Sponsor(s):

Corazon Latino, Descubre el Bosque, National Forest Week, Latino Conservation Week, Conservation Conexions

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July 22, 2020  | District of Columbia

2020 LCW Twitter Chat

On behalf of Hispanic Access Foundation, we invite you to join our Twitter Chat on Wednesday, July 22 at 1pm EST.Feel free to ask questions during the Twitter chat or help us amplify from 1-2pm…

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 22, 2020  | District of Columbia

Cross-Country Voyage through Public Waters & National Marine Sanctuaries

Celebrate Latino Conservation Week and take a trip through time and across the country with Hispanic Access Foundation! In every region of the US, on every coast, we find a piece of Latino history. Jo...

Sponsor(s):

NOAA, HAF

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July 23, 2020  | District of Columbia

Belonging: A Quest for Greater Inclusivity and Community Outdoors

Join environmental advocate Alejandra Santaolalla, founder of Color with Luna, and Betsy López-Wagner, Principal and Chief Strategist at López-Wagner Strategies, for a special Latino Conservation We...

Sponsor(s):

Color With Luna, Corazon Latino, Descubre el Bosque, National Forest Week, Latino Conservation Week, Lopez-Wagner Strategies

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July 23, 2020  | District of Columbia

Biking Basics

Do you have questions about how to ride a bike in the DC Metropolitan region? Or how biking can help reduce your carbon footprint? Join the Washington Area Bicyclist Association and the Hispanic Acces...

Sponsor(s):

Washington Area Bicyclist Association

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July 24, 2020  | District of Columbia

Ale Croatto

Our friend Ale Croatto joins us from Las Croabas (Fajardo), Puerto Rico, for a concert with a clear call to action: Make yourself count -- participate in the 2020 Census. This performance is brought t...

Sponsor(s):

Corazon Latino, Ale Croatto, Latino Conservation Week, Poder Latinx

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July 25, 2020  | District of Columbia

Corazon Latino Summer Love Concert Series: Serenata Desde Tucson

Our celebration of National Forest Week and Latino Conservation Week concludes with a bang! This special concert from the magnificent Saguaro National Park in Tucson, Arizona will celebrate Latino cul...

Sponsor(s):

Descubre el Bosque, Corazon Latino, Latino Conservation Week, National Forest Week, National Park Service

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July 13, 2021  | District of Columbia

Our DREAMS Scholarship Application

By launching this program, we will provide monetary relief to Dreamers and other partially protected (TPS) or undocumented students. As we’ve seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most vulne...

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 17, 2021  | District of Columbia

#LCW2021 Photo Contest

Visit: https://latinooutdoors.org/photo-contest/ for full guidelines, rules, and criteria for entries. WHEN: Photo Contest begins July 17, 2021, and ends July 25, 2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific. Voting wi...

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access Foundation, Latino Outdoors

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July 18, 2021  | District of Columbia

De Corazón a Corazón: Música, Naturaleza y Cultura

Celebremos juntos la reapertura del Rock Creek Nature Center. Disfrutemos de un momento familiar al aire libre bajo la sombra de hermosos árboles con actividades divertidas para aprender sobre nuestr...

Sponsor(s):

Corazón Latino

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July 18, 2021  | District of Columbia

#RecreateResponsibly: IG Live Chat

Join us live on @LatinoConservationWeek Instagram page on Sunday, July 18 at 12:00 pm ET/9:00 am PT to discuss #RecreateResponsibly and how the messaging ties into the way we participate in outdoor re...

Sponsor(s):

Latino Outdoors, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 19, 2021  | District of Columbia

#RethinkOutside: Family Activity Kit

In honor of #RethinkOutside as part of this year's Latino Conservation Week, Hispanic Access Foundation and Latino Outdoors are happy to present you with a downloadable copy of our #RethinkOutside Fam...

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation, Latino Outdoors

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July 21, 2021  | District of Columbia

#LCW2021 Twitter Chat

On behalf of Hispanic Access Foundation, we invite you to join our Twitter Chat on Wednesday, July 21 at 1pm EST. Feel free to ask questions during the Twitter chat or help us amplify from…

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 21, 2021  | District of Columbia

#ConservationCultura: A Cooking Class with @QueerBrownVegan

Join us live to celebrate #LatinoConservationWeek and our #ConservationCultura with this virtual cooking class run by a guest chef. Food in many cultures, including the Latino culture, is a way for us...

Sponsor(s): Latino Outdoors, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 23, 2021  | District of Columbia

#DiversifyOutdoors: Diversifying the Outdoor Workforce

Join us for an interactive panel discussion featuring MANO alumni from across the country coming together to discuss their experience working in federal land management agencies. The panelists will sh...

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 23, 2021  | District of Columbia

Hecho de Agua: Film Premiere and Dinner with the Director

Join HAF's Ocean Advisory Council for a watch party and film premiere of HAF's newest film Hecho de Agua, followed by a virtual dinner and discussion with the director and production team. Hecho de ...

Sponsor(s):

Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 24, 2021  | District of Columbia

#YoCuento: Learning from our Elders

Join @HispanicAccess and @LatinoOutdoors for a virtual storytelling campfire chat where we’ll hear from a few prominent elder leaders in our community: Margarita Flores, Santiago Maestas, and Jorge ...

Sponsor(s):

Latino Outdoors, Hispanic Access Foundation

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July 24, 2021  | District of Columbia

#YoCuento: IG Live with Ella Pocketbook

Cindy Rangel is the founder of Ella Pocketbook, a company focused on sustainable fashion and travel accessories for professional women of color. She is currently working on her first travel bag that h...

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access Foundation, Ella Pocketbook

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July 25, 2021  | District of Columbia

#LCW2021 Fiesta y Celebración

Gather with us to close out the week with a virtual celebration of #LCW2021 and past #LatinoConservationWeek years. We’ll be highlighting events and efforts from this year and past years in comunida...

Sponsor(s): Hispanic Access Foundation, Latino Outdoors

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