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DC Honors Ms. Casilda Luna

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Arriving as a young woman in Washington DC in the early 1960’s from the Dominican Republic, Ms. Casilda Luna came to make a difference.  For many decades she impacted the lives of many in DC, and around the DC Metropolitan … read more »

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2018 DC Statehood Champions Honorees

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The DC Statehood Congressional Delegation continues the tradition of honoring organizations and individuals that have helped move us closer to DC Statehood. Please join Representative Franklin Garcia, Senator Paul Strauss, and Senator Michael Brown as they honor these distinguish organizations … 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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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 Champions Honored at Holiday Party

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Elected officials, community leaders, and others came together to celebrate the overwhelming support a DC Statehood Referendum received at the ballot on November 8th, 2016.  Over 85% of all DC voters that participated in the general election voted to make … read more »

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Dominican Day Parade 2016

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Dominican Day Parade in New York City was celebrated on Sunday, August 14, 2016.  More information on this annual event at:

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DC Delegation at 2016 DNC Convention in Philadelphia

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DC Delegation at the 2016 DNC Convention Celebrities host luncheon for DC Statehood in Philadelphia during DNC 2016 Convention  

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Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Hosts 40th Gala

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The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) hosted its 40th annual gala at the Omni Shoreham Hotel on Friday, June 3. Founded in 1976, the GWHCC (formerly the Ibero American Chamber) is a membership driven organization that supports the … read more »

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DC Democrats Host Kennedys-King Gala 2016

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A number of local and national leaders were honored on April 28th, at the 2016 DC Democratic State Committee’s Kennedys-King Gala.  The sold out event was held at the new University of the District of Columbia (UDC) Student Center.  In … read more »

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2015 Dominican Week at Ambassador’s Residence

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Dominican Americans celebrate annual gathering at the Dominican Republic ambassador’s residence in Washington DC.  The event was part of the Dominican Week in the US.  Dominican Week is a celebration of Dominican culture in many large US cities with large … read more »

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