Quick History

Lovely red rose with a green stem.1998 - Working with long term residents who are members of the Pasadena Mexican American History Association the first parade and jamaica takes place.
1998 - Latino History Committee expands programming beyond the parade and jamaica and presents Día de los Muertos at Caltech.
1999-2001 - Latino History Committee goes through a couple of name changes. Eventually Latino Heritage is settled on as the name that best expresses the mission and vision of the organization.
2001 - The exhibit The Past Lives Vividly is presented at the Pasadena Museum of History 2001. A Californio wedding is part of the parade & jamaica.
2002 - Latino Heritage working with Pasadena Unified and the City of Pasadena coordinates a citywide celebration of Cesar Chavez.
2007 - The jamaica moves to La Pintoresca Library and Park and programming is expanded to the library and a greater connection with literacy.
2010 - Begin the Every Third Friday film series, a Spanish Immersion preschool Day camp, and panel presentations at Crawford Family Forum.
2010 - Over 1,000 participants are in the Latino Heritage parade & jamaica.

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