La Conexion's annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month is
an opportunity to gather, enjoy food and music, feel pride in
our collective heritage and culture, and celebrate achievements
within the community.
This event is free with donations strongly encouraged to help
cover event costs. It is open to all ages.
Food and soft drinks are provided and BYOB is permitted.
A variety of Latinx music will be provided by DJ Canny and the
Toledo based Tex-Mex Band - Grupo Dezeo.
This year we have witnessed intentional harm toward Latinx
people as seen in the on-going inhumane policies
against children and families and the recent attack in El Paso,
TX. We encourage the public to join us in solidarity as we call
for a spirit of inclusion and humane treatment for all.
A formal presentation (7-8 p.m.) will highlight achievements of
La Conexion during the past year. We will also be
sharing messages of support and solidarity from the community
during the program. If you are part of a local organization,
group, or faith-based community and wish to read a brief
statement of support, we encourage you to reach out to us for
Together, we will take a stand against the hateful rhetoric
and targeted policies which have sought to divide
our country and drive our Latinx and immigrant neighbors into
For additional information on the event, including how your
organization or faith-based group can offer their support,
contact La Conexion at 419-308-2328 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.