CELEBRATING HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: “From picking crops, to cultivating minds”

  • Thu, October 14, 2021
  • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St NW Washington DC 20017


  • Seating is strictly limited for this event. You can add your name to the wait list once we reach capacity and we will contact when a seats becomes available.

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

The Arts Club of Washington and A. Mario Castillo

Present a Panel Discussion

“From picking crops, to cultivating minds”

A panel discussion exploring the intellectual contributions and political ascendancy of Latino professionals in the United States.

Thursday – October 14th, 2021 – 5:30 to 9:30 PM


Limited seating available

Latino officials representing national media, academia and business with special guest panel moderator, His Excellency Stavros Lambrinidis, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States.


Mr. Arturo Rodriguez, President Emeritus, United Farm Workers Union.

Mr. Fin Gómez, CBS News White House Producer, member of the National Board National Association of Hispanic Journalists; Board Secretary of the White House Correspondents’ Association.

Ms. Mercedes Garcia Perez, Head of Global Issues and Innovation at the Delegation of the European Union to the U.S.

Ms. Cristina Londoño, Senior Washington DC Correspondent for Noticiero Telemundo (NBC).

Dr. Enrique Figueroa, Professor Emeritus, UW-Milwaukee, former Admin. AMS/USDA.

Ms. Ayda Hernandez-Flores, Clinical Operations Manager at Capital Laser and Skin Care.

Following the panel discussion, refreshments, and entertainment with music of the Lake View H.S.Mariachis of San Angelo,Texas.

The Arts Club of Washington is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. located at 2017 I Street N.W., Washington D.C. 20006

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