On Sunday, May 21, from two to four p.m., the Pasadena Unified School District and the Pasadena Latino Coalition will be presenting the annual PUSD Latino Recognition Ceremony. The event will take place on the Pasadena High School Campus.
Residents, teachers, students and parents are invited to attend the free event.
The purpose of the Latino Recognition Ceremony is to celebrate students’ personal success and academic achievements in the spirit and tradition of Latino cultures. The celebration is dedicated to our families and is bilingual.
Keynote speaker will be Dr. Sergio Tapia II is a judge for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California; he was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown in 2013. His entire legal career has been devoted to public interest law and public service.
Attendees from each of the high schools in the PUSD will be present. The ceremony begins with a blessing led by Danza Yankuititl(New Fire), Aztec dancers . There will be student speakers. The Pasadena Coalition and the Community Organization for the Advancement in Education (COPA) will be awarding scholarships.
Members of the Pasadena Latino Coalition are: Community Health Alliance of Pasadena CHAPCare, Community Organization of Pasadena for Advancement in Education, Jericho Road, Lake Avenue Church, Latino Heritage, Mothers’ Club Family Learning Center, National Hispanic Media Coalition, Office for Creative Connections/All Saints Church, Peace Over Violence, Planned Parenthood Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley.
What: PUSD Latino Recognition Ceremony
Where: Pasadena High School, 2925 E Sierra Madre Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107
When: Sunday May 21, 2016 -1:00 – Registration, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Ceremony
Contact: Roberta H. Martínez, at (626) 791 7421