welcomes singer José Feliciano as keynote speaker
CLEVELAND, August 2, 2019:
The Hispanic Roundtable
is inviting the entire community to
Convención Hispana 2019.
This FREE event highlights a job fair, a community health
and resource fair including free health screenings, important
topics such as civic and education issues, food, music,
activities & face painting for children, and fun for the entire
The keynote speaker will be the legendary Puerto Rican singer,
José Feliciano, musician, singer and composer, best
known for many international hits, including his rendition of
The Doors,’ Light My Fire and the best-selling Christmas single,
October 5, 2019
to 4:00 p.m.
Hayes High School, 2211 W. 65th Street, Cleveland,
held every three (3) years, focuses on education,
empowerment, health, and workforce & economic development.
The event serves
as a vehicle for the collaboration of our Greater Cleveland
Hispanic community organizations, partners and leaders, while
promoting the mission of the Hispanic Roundtable, as well as
empowering the Hispanic community.
At the last Convención in 2016, more than 3,000 members
of the community attended.
“The excitement is building for Convención 2019. We
invite anyone and everyone interested in the Hispanic community,
and we anticipate that it will be bigger and bolder than ever
before. Our doors are open; we want to transform our community,”
José C. Feliciano,
Chairman of the Hispanic Roundtable.
As part of the education initiatives, there is an essay contest
for high school seniors and college students. Scholarships of up
to $2,500 will be awarded to students with the winning essays.
The winners of the contest will be acknowledged at Convención
Hispana. There will also be a business pitch competition and
a school art contest.
For more information, call (440) 570-0448.
Editor’s Note: The Hispanic Roundtable is a not for
profit organization whose mission is to act as a catalyst to
empower the Hispanic Community to become full partners in
economic, education, political, civic and social life of Greater