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About the League of United Latin American Citizens: The League of United Latin American Citizens is ...

Volunteer for LULAC’s Latinos Living Healthy: Feria de Salud!

August 29th, 2013

About the League of United Latin American Citizens:
The League of United Latin American Citizens is a passionate network of community leaders dedicated to empowering Latinos at the local and national level. Founded in 1929, LULAC is the nation’s oldest and largest Hispanic organization in the country. LULAC advances the economic condition, educational attainments, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating through 900 LULAC Councils nationwide.

About Latinos Living Healthy:
As part of our Latinos Living Healthy initiative, LULAC is planning its fourth in a series of Latinos Living Healthy Ferias de Salud. LULAC’s Feria de Salud brings Latino community members, health professionals, major corporations, leading sports icons and key community leaders together to underscore the importance of incorporating health nutrition and fitness into the everyday lives of Latino families and children. Additionally, the health festival provides a great forum to disseminate key health resources and information to encourage Latino families to become active participants in creating sustainable healthy communities.

About Feria de Salud:
The League of United Latin American Citizens and Latinos Living Healthy is proud to host the Feria de Salud on Sunday, September 22, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at El Pueblo de los Angeles Historical Monument and La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012. This event will gather families from across Los Angeles and surrounding areas for a phenomenal day-long cultural festival focused on healthy eating, physical activity, and wellness while celebrating Latino cultural traditions. LULAC will provide a variety of health screenings, fun physical activity and healthy Mexican-American cuisine to celebrate Latino music, family, health and culture! The event is free and open to the public.

Volunteer Information:
We are seeking lively, upbeat individuals with a willingness to take on various tasks to join us during this historic event as volunteers! Volunteers are needed to fill various shifts throughout the day of September 22, 2013. Volunteers will have the opportunity to explore the event after their scheduled shift.

Date: Sunday, September 22, 2013
Location: La Pacita Olvera, 125 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Volunteer Command Center: LULAC Booth in the Expo Center (to check in/check out before shift)
Time: Multiple shifts available in three-hour increments
Dress: Business Casual (black, navy blue or tan khaki slacks with a white blouse or polo shirt)
Parking: Limited Parking

Please arrive 15 minutes early for a mandatory Volunteer Orientation briefing to receive a general overview of the event and your responsibilities.

Volunteers will be provided with food and water.

For questions contact:
Karina Castellanos
202-567-0004
KCastellanos@LULAC.org

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