Posted on: April 11, 2020 Posted by: mpurban Comments: 0

LHLA’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of this unprecedented worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Latino Heritage Los Angeles activities will be on pause temporarily. Your safety and the safety of those we love is of utmost priority. Our mission to bring people together in order to bridge cultural and racial divisions through large gatherings and events …

Posted on: April 21, 2021 Posted by: mpurban Comments: 0

Monthly Playlist: Anything for Selenas Edition

Se acuerdan en la pelicula de Selena when their bus breaks down and the two cholos try to help them get unstuck? Then the one guy says the iconic line “Anything for Selenas!” That’s how we’re feeling this month. We couldn’t let April 2021 go by without celebrating La Reina, …

Posted on: June 11, 2020 Posted by: mpurban Comments: 0

Black Lives Matter

We are experiencing a historic shift. Around the world and right here in Los Angeles, demonstrations calling out police brutality and racism are rapidly influencing policy and bringing about conversations many Americans avoid. This country was built on the backs of people of color and continues to rely on that …

Posted on: June 9, 2020 Posted by: mpurban Comments: 0

What is Latino Heritage Month?

Latino Heritage Month is a time of celebration and recognition of the accomplishments and success of Latinas and Latinos in the United States. Running from September 15th to October 15th, this period began as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 when it was signed by President Lyndon Johnson. In 1988, it was expanded …

Posted on: June 9, 2020 Posted by: mpurban Comments: 0

Latino Inventions

Our everyday lives have been shaped by underrated Latina and Latino inventors. Their gifts have improved our lives and it’s important to recognize them. Here are just a few Latina and Latino inventors that we think you should know more about: Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena Color TV – an accomplishment in …

COVID-19 has impacted every facet of our lives but with our tenacity to overcome, we can look out for each other and stay safe. Learn more about the impact COVID-19 has had on the Latino Heritage Association.