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DC March for Our Lives

On March 24th, 2018, hundreds of Washingtonians held a pre-March rally at Folger Park in southeast DC. The rally was attended by youth, elected officials, and activists calling for common sense gun control. The event was held a few hours … read more »

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Members of Puerto Rico Shadow Congressional Delegation Meet with Washington, DC’s Delegation

Washington, DC – As Puerto Rico launches its congressional delegation, known as the Statehood Commission, shadow Representatives Pedro Rosselló and Alfonso Aguilar met Thursday with Washington, DC shadow Senators Paul Strauss and Michael D. Brown, and shadow Representative Franklin García … read more »

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Elizabeth Guzman, the Face of America

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Elizabeth Guzman came to the US when she was a young mother, with a high school diploma. She came to the US, like many other immigrants, seeking a better future. She made Virginia home, and has been a resident of … read more »

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Washington DC Community Pays Tribute to Juan Ramon Marroquin

Tribute to Juan Ramon Marroquin was held at the Saint Matthews Episcopal Church in Hyattsville, Maryland on Sunday, July 16, 2017.  A Resolution honoring Mr. Marroquin was presented at the event. Ceremonial Resolution honoring the life of Juan Ramon Marroquin: … read more »

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2016 Cornerstone Awards

DC At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds hosted her 2016 Community Cornerstones Award ceremony at the Wilson Building on January 2, 2017. Members of the community are designated cornerstones of the community by making an extraordinary impact to the quality of life … read more »

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2017 Swearing-In of US Representative Franklin Garcia

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Franklin Garcia is Sworn-in as the US Representative (Shadow) for the District of Columbia. Swearing-in ceremony was held at the Washington Convention Center on January 2, 2017. Representative Garcia won reelection on November 8th, 2016 with over 80% of the … read more »

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DC Statehood Champion and Activist Jerry N Clark Dead at 74

Jerry N. Clark (7/1941 – 4/9/2016) This is a message from Jerry’s niece, Aron Rider: Jerry N. Clark died peacefully tonight in the presence of Melinda (sister), Amy, and me.  I am so grateful for all of your support and … read more »

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DC Holds Demonstration Against Donald Trump

Hundreds showed up to join a public demonstration against Donald Trump in Washington DC.  The Demonstration denouncing recent derogatory comments Mr. Trump made towards the immigrant community, was organized by elected officials, community leaders, and others.  The demonstration lasted 1 hour.  Organizers were convened at Freedom … read more »

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DC Flag Day 2015

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GWHCC 39th Annual Awards Gala

The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted it’s 39th Annual Gala on June 12, 2015.  The Gala honored Hispanic businesses in technology.  The Gala was hosted at the Washington Shoreham Hotel.  

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