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Invitan a Festival de Cine Mexicano Contemporáneo en Detroit

Por: Isabel Flores, corresponsal La Prensa

DETROIT, 2019: El Consulado de México invita al Festival de Cine Mexicano Contemporáneo que se llevará a cabo del 18 al 23 de octubre en tres lugares diferentes: Arab American National Museum en Dearborn, MI; The Crofoot en Pontiac, MI y The Senate Theater en Detroit. Entrada gratuita. 

LA PRENSA AT LARGE: The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) presented its annual Songs of Justice concert on Saturday, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m., at the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center. The performance featured FLOC founder and president Baldemar Velásquez and The Aguila Negra Band. The theme of the evening was migrants and immigrants.  At the end of the concert, Velásquez presented a $8,000+ grant to the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center at its fundraiser so that the Center could sound-proof the concert area of the Center.  

LA PRENSA AT LARGE, OCT. 2, 2019:  According to event planner Rick Keel, the inauguration of Stooges Comedy Showcase went exceedingly well, with a full house at Carlos’ POCO LOCO, 1809 Adams St. in Uptown Toledo. 6 comedians performed clever stand-up comedy.   

GRCC offering Saturday classes to make college more accessible

GRAND RAPIDS, October 8, 2019: Grand Rapids Community College is offering Saturday classes this winter to make college more accessible, especially for learners trying to work around jobs and home responsibilities.

MDHHS holding community meetings about upcoming work requirements for Healthy Michigan Plan 

LANSING: The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is taking additional steps in its efforts to preserve coverage for Healthy Michigan Plan beneficiaries by launching regional forums regarding the upcoming work requirements.


Loss of Dolores Rodríguez Mourned by Community

By La Prensa Staff

The death of long-time Latina activist Dolores Rodríguez is being felt deeply by all whose lives she touched in one way or another over the years. She is being remembered in many roles: as mentor, educator, counselor, confidant—all marked by her deeply-rooted Catholic faith, community service, and political activities.

Anila Quayyum Agha: Between Light and Shadow opens Oct. 19 at Toledo Museum of Art

TOLEDO: Anila Quayyum Agha: Between Light and Shadow opens to the public Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA). The much-anticipated exhibition will transform TMA Galleries 4, 5, and 9 into stunning illuminated spaces. There is a special preview for Museum members Friday, Oct. 18 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  

Reported October Events

By La Prensa Staff

Families will have an opportunity to meet some of their favorite public media characters at Be My Neighbor Day, to be held at Walbridge Park on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. WGTE Public Media is bringing in Daniel Tiger, Katerina Kittycat, and Abracadabra mascots to help teach young children the importance of being a caring neighbor. 

Halloween at Hensville event to raise awareness of Mental Illness, Oct. 26

TOLEDO: Heart & Soul: Caring for our Community is having its 16th Annual Benefit to raise awareness of mental illness and help erase the stigma associated with it on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 6:30-10:00 PM in The Roost at Hensville at Fifth Third Field.

A new family series at the Toledo Zoo

Toledo Zoo and the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum are presenting a new learning opportunity with Authors, Animals and Art, a meet-the-creative series at the Zoo.

George López

Special Appearance at the FunnyBone Comedy Club and Restaurant

in Perrysburg, Ohio

2  shows, must be 21 & over

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Visit:  www.toledo.funnybone.com


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TMA visitors can decorate sugar skulls for Dia de Los Muertos, Oct. 26 and Oct. 27 

Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) will offer guests a chance to decorate sugar skulls, a traditional activity before the celebration of Día de Los Muertos. The skulls and a wide variety of decorating materials will be available in the Museum Café Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, from noon to 4 p.m. 

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Event at LCCC:
Lorain County Community College’s Student Life will host a Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on October 15, 2019 in the LCCC College Center Commons.


CLEVELAND: On Saturday, November 16, 2019, the Cleveland Public Library Foundation will host “Black, White and REaD” 150th Anniversary Affair benefiting the Cleveland Public Library. The fundraiser celebrating the Library's sesquicentennial will kick off at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library and Louis Stokes Wing.

LCCAA: Appointments for Winter Crisis Program open beginning Oct. 18

LORAIN: Winter heating assistance for residents who need help paying for heat or who have had their heat turned off will be available beginning Nov. 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020. Residents may begin calling Oct. 18 to make an appointment. To be eligible for help, residents must live at or below 175% of the federal poverty level.



Updated 10/15/19


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STATEMENT ON LA PRENSA READERSHIPLa Prensa Newspaper has been publishing since 1989 and prints 12,000 hardcopy of its weekly, bilingual issue, as can be verified by calling our printer Michigan Web Press of Davisburg MI at 810-664-7403. In addition, Mid-month, La Prensa is part of the monthly publication Lazo Cultural, which prints 10,000. La Prensa has a 92% pick up rate of its hardcopy, with a readership multiple of 3.6.  It is not about numbers being printed, but numbers being printed, then distributed, then picked up, and then read—PR+D+PI+R.
In addition, our Web site—
www.laprensa1.com—attracts over 1,500 visitors per day, with an average of 14 hits per daily visit.   





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