HERencia: Lifting Up Latina Narratives

11/07/2022

Wege Auditorium

1130 Wealthy St SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Starts: 6:00PM
Doors: 5:00PM

Help us prepare for accurate food counts by registering for this free event via Eventbrite by November 1st at https://HERenciaLatinaNarratives.eventbrite.com


You’re invited to celebrate local Latinas as part of the Nuestra HERencia project of the Latino Community Coalition designed to honor our rich history and the Latina women to whom many families owe their legacies here in Grand Rapids. Join us to learn more about local Latinas featured in the Nuestra HERencia project and those who are currently making history in Grand Rapids!


LCC’s Nuestra HERencia project and the Latina Network have common goals to reclaim the Latina narrative and serve as a resource for authentic community connections.This community gathering will be a time to connect, celebrate and reclaim our diverse narratives!


PROGRAM AGENDA - Nuestra HERencia: Lifting Up Latina Narratives

5 p.m. Social hour

• Featuring music, refreshments, food, photos, and connecting as a community.

• Free bar drink ticket to the first 100 guests (age 21+) with non-alcoholic beverages available to all.


6 p.m. Program begins

• Nuestra HERencia documentary viewings and interactive conversation on the importance and power of reclaiming and sharing our stories

• Information on local resources and narrative projects to capture history of the past and history in the making

• Prize drawings!

• Celebration cake and toast to celebrate local Latinas, those in attendance and those who have walked on.

• Additional time to socialize & take photos


7:30 p.m Program concludes


El programa se presentará principalmente en inglés. Si desea servicios de interpretación en español, envíe un correo electrónico a Latino Community Coalition antes del 3 de noviembre de 2022 a lccwestmichigan@gmail.com. Voluntarios bilingües e invitados de la comunidad estarán presentes en el evento y es posible que también puedan ayudar con la interpretación.


This is a family-friendly event.


For more information on our hosts, visit:

Latino Community Coalition, www.latinocommunitycoalition.org

Latina Network of West Michigan, www.lnwm.org


If you’d like to help sponsor this event and future LCC/LNWM collaborations to lift up Latina narratives, please email lccwestmichigan@gmail.com.