Community Events

***Friday, March 27 2020 12:00pm to 1:00pm (tentative date) 11th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Celebration Location: City Council Chambers City Hall 124 W. Michigan Ave. Lansing, MI 48933 Contact: Guillermo Z. Lopez

***March 28, 2020 6:00pm – 12:00midnight 10th Annual Dinner/Dance Scholarship Event Location: Local 652 UAW Hall 426 Clare St. 48917. Dinner and Silent Auction begins at 6:00pm. Committee will recognize area high school students with award winners from the Cesar E. Chavez Essay Competition. Dance from 8:00pm to 12:00midnight. Contact: Al Salas email: Facebook:

***April 3, 2020 6:00pm – 9:00pm Statewide Hispanic/Latino College Graduation Ceremony Location: To Be Announced. Contact: Felipe Lopez Sustaita email: Facebook Page: Hispanic Latino Commission website:

***Saturday, April 4, 2020 – 27th Annual Dia de la Mujer Conference will be held at the Kellogg Center on the Campus of Michigan State University. For more information please contact the Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions (OCAT) at 517-353-7745 Facebook Page: DDLM website:

***Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:30 – 8:00pm Labor Council Latin American Advancement 7th Annual Scholarship Dinner
Location: Location: Local 652 UAW Hall 426 Clare St. 48917
Contact: Maria Starr Van Core email: Facebook Page:

***Saturday May 2, 2020 1:00pm. Latino Heritage Day with the Lansing Loco’s at Cooley Law Stadium with the Lugnuts Cinco de Mayo festival outside Cooley Law School Stadium. Tejano band, folkloric dancers, vendors, food trucks. The Lansing Lugnuts will switch to the Lansing Loco’s jerseys for the day.

***Sunday, May 3, 2020 – Latin American Coed Softball League Opening Day at Benjamin Davis Park. Celebrating 47 years of organized softball. Contact: Robert Rosas

***Coming Soon in May– The Latino Advisory Committee will host the third “Latino Family Night” to be held around the Lansing School District. Details will announced when details are finalized. For those Latino families who have students in the Lansing School District (LSD). Come and learn about the resources and programs for LSD students including those programs that are specific to the Latino families. For more information please contact Sein Paul Benavides at Also please see the Latino Advisory Committee Facebook Page:

***Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:00pm – 8:00pm
44th Annual Chicano Latino Advisory Committee Recognition Night
Location: Eastern High School 626 Marshall St. Lansing, Michigan.
Contact: Sein Paul Benavides Latino Achievement Chair Facebook Page:

***May 22-24, 2020 – Cristo Rey Church 42nd Annual Cristo Rey Fiesta takes place once again Memorial Weekend. More details soon as they become available. For more information please contact the Cristo Rey Church office at 517-394-4639 or the Fiesta Chairman Guillermo Lopez 517-974-5113. Also their website is: