Cedillo to Host El Grito de Independencia y UNIDAD 2017

Cedillo to Host El Grito de Independencia y UNIDAD 2017

September 14, 2017

Cedillo to Host El Grito de Independencia y UNIDAD 2017

Los Angeles—Councilmember Gil Cedillo will host the annual El Grito celebration for the City of Los Angeles, celebrating the independence days of Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Chile. This year’s civic ceremony will include a tribute to DACA.

A family zone has also been added and will include community resource booths and legal pro bono consultations. Press availability from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

WHO: Councilmember Gil Cedillo, First District
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Consul General of Mexico Carlos Garcia de Alba
Civic & Patriotic Mexican Committee President Maria Elena Serrano
Council President Herb J. Wesson Jr. (10th District)
Councilmember Gil Cedillo (1st District)
Councilmember Nury Martinez (6th District)
Councilmember Monica Rodriguez (7th District)
Councilmember Curren Price Jr. (9th District)
Councilmember Jose Huizar (14th District)

WHAT: 2017 El Grito de Independencia y UNIDAD

WHEN: Friday, September 15, 2017
Press Availability 5:00 – 6:00 PM at Media Tent
Family Zone 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Main Stage 7:00 PM – Midnight

TALENT: Ballet Folklorico Los Angeles
Gran Sonora Show
Mariachi Sol de Mexico
Graciela Beltran
Kevin Ortiz
Folklorico Resurreccion
Stephanie Amaro de Abad

WHERE: Los Angeles City Hall, Spring Street
200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

PARKING: Media vans will park inside the Family Zone, parking pass attached.
(Entrance on Broadway)

Councilmember Gil Cedillo currently represents the 1st Council District, which includes all or parts of the neighborhoods of Glassell Park, Cypress Park, Highland Park, Mt. Washington, Solano Canyon, Sycamore Grove, Elysian Park, Echo Park, Westlake, Angelino Heights, Temple Beaudry, Lafayette Park, Chinatown, Forgotten Edge, Lincoln Heights, Montecito Heights, Pico Union, Adams-Normandie, University Park, Mid Cities and Mac Arthur Park.


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