Saturday, June 28, 2003

Los Lobos will be in Kansas City next Saturday at the Spirit Festival.

Friday, June 20, 2003

Display to honor Hispanic veterans
The Kansas City Star

After David Muro came back to Kansas City from the Korean War, the former U.S. Marine tried wearing his uniform when he went out to dinner.

Expecting a good meal, Muro was instead turned away. Some restaurants wouldn't serve a Mexican customer, Muro said, even one in military dress.

Muro, 69, has not forgotten the bigotry he faced. Now he is involved in a Hispanic veterans group that educates people about Hispanic contributions to America's history.

Wednesday, June 18, 2003

COMBAT treatment and prevention programs at Guadalupe Center will be featured at a public forum and open house on Thursday, June 19th (6 p.m. - 8 p.m.) at Casa Feliz, 2600 Belleview, Kansas City, Missouri

Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Now in its 26th year, the NCLR Annual Conference is considered by many to be the single most important event in the Hispanic community, attracts over 18,000 participants, bringing together some of the nation’s foremost government officials, business and community leaders, and entertainers. This year’s Annual Conference will be held July 12th - 15th in Austin, Texas.

Sunday, June 01, 2003

Antonio Botello, writing in Dos Mundos:

"On May 17, Raul Yzaguirre visited the University of Notre Dame, where he received his eighth honorary degree.

Earlier that day, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) president and chief executive officer also addressed the graduating class at Alta Vista Charter School in Kansas City, Mo. And he assured the 42 students, who comprised the largest graduating class in the school’s 13-year history, that they were more important than the countless honors he has received"