KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will celebrate the influence of the growing Latino community at the 2015 NCLR National Latino Family Expo on July 11–13. Home to a Latino community with over a century of history, Kansas City will host this exciting event alongside the 2015 NCLR Annual Conference at the Kansas City Convention Center. The entire family is invited to a weekend of educational and engaging activities free of charge.
With over 100 exhibitors, the National Latino Family Expo will feature free health screenings, opportunities to get involved in NCLR's advocacy work, giveaways and more. The Health/Tu Salud Pavilion will offer free vision, dental, diabetes and blood pressure screenings and cooking demonstrations. Visitors can learn about NCLR's advocacy work for Latinos at the NCLR Family/Familia Pavilion, while the KC Experience Pavilion will feature a youth soccer tournament.
Attendees can network, discover career and educational opportunities, and meet with housing and financial counselors to review their credit reports and address housing challenges.
The Expo will also feature local musical talent and popular costumed characters, including Nickelodeon's Dora the Explorer and Diego, Donatello and Leonardo from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, courtesy of Viacom, and mascots from Sporting Kansas City and the Kansas City Chiefs.
The National Latino Family Expo, title-sponsored by UPS, is an exciting gathering providing activities and resources for the Latino family free of charge.
WHAT: 2015 NCLR National Latino Family Expo, offering live entertainment, free health
screenings, raffles and fun prizes. Free admission.
Saturday, July 11, 2015, 10:30 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 12, 2015, 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Monday, July 13, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Kansas City Convention Center
Bartle Exhibit Hall AB
301 W 13th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
NOTE: Parking available for a fee on a first-come, first-served basis at Barney Allis Plaza Parking Garage (Municipal Auditorium Parking Garage). Enter from Central or Wyandotte Streets between 12th and 13th Streets.
Great photo opportunities!
For more information, contact Ricky Garza at (202) 776-1732 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Reporters with current press credentials can register to attend for free at http://nclr.emsreg.com/nclr15/public/mediaregistration.aspx.
NCLR Press Office in Kansas City
(July 10–14 only)
SOURCE National Council of La Raza