We ALL Count - Todos Contamos

JOIN US FOR
THE VENTURA COUNTY CENSUS KICK-OFF EVENT

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2020
4:30 PM TO 7:30 PM – PALAZZIO EVENT CENTER

814 E MAIN ST – SANTA PAULA, CA 93060

Join the Ventura County Complete Count Committee, friends, neighbors and local leaders for the kick off of Census 2020! Pledge to be counted in the Census and celebrate through song, dance, food, poetry and more.
 
Somos Vecinos y Todos Contamos!

Performances By: 

Mariachi Inlakech youth mariachi has engaged hundreds of young children over the past three decades teaching them the basics of music theory and performance. They are actively involved in community activities and have performed throughout California and Mexico!

Los Matachines Guadalupanos represent the traditional indigenous culture of the northern Sierra Madre in Mexico. They are a ceremonial danza group that perform in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. They dress in traditional ceremonial dress and clothing and their danza is an acting out by various characters representing Moctezuma, his generals, La Malinche, and El Toro.

 Los Hermanos Herrera is a family music group playing various styles of traditional Mexican music such as Son Huasteco, Son Jarocho, and musica Norteña. They perform with an aggressive and energetic style that is both passionate and exhilarating.

Featuring Ventura County Poet Laureat, Luzmaria Espinosa!

Luzmaria Espinosa from Santa Paula who was just selected as the Poet Laureate of Ventura County. She has written poetry since she was in high school and has also been an actress in Chicano Teatro and is currently the Capitana of an Aztec danza group. 
 
Her poetic themes typically focus on Chicano and indigenous culture and issues of social justice, especially as they relate to women.

Hear from local community leaders!

Community and Cultural Leaders from around Ventura County including:

Mike Powers
Ventura County CEO
Vanessa Bechtel
VCCF President & CEO

Dr. Gabino Aguirre
Region 5 Census Coordinator

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