Ohio Hispana Convention

Ohio Hispana Convention
Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 6:53am

The Hispana Convention is Cleveland on Saturday was the largest festival of its kind for the city's Hispanic community. More than 2,000 people attended and took advantage of learning and health opportunities.

The convention provided free breakfast and lunch to attendees.

People could also receive free health screenings and have access to a job fair, networking, cultural exhibits and raffles.

The Hispanic Round Table sponsored the event and it is part of a larger three year process of community empowerment.

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro gave the keynote address and spoke about the Hispanic community at large, "So these issues that are aspirational, that have to do with being able to pursue the American dream. those have typically rallied the Hispanic community, regardless of the national origin of the group."

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