Local Happenings: 3rd Annual Resource Fair for Latinos of Dutchess County 2014

The Latino Resources Committee of Dutchess County is excited to announce The 3rd Annual Resource Fair for Latinos of Dutchess County. Latinos from the entire county will gather, promises to be, once again, an extraordinary way to provide to the Latino Community with the resources that are available to them throughout Dutchess County.

The focus of the event this year will be on “Education,” local Colleges and Schools will be present to create awareness of the importance of learning English as second language, to obtain a High School Diploma or GED and to pursuit undergraduate education. This is yet, another opportunity to give to our community the tools we need to empower minority groups to succeed. We are delighted to have several organizations presenting that day:  Health Quest will focus on “how to access health care services and how to help your family prevent chronic illnesses,” Attorney Gerardo Gutierrez will speak about on how “to create awareness of DUI/DWI”, Catholic Charities Community Services will “bring Immigration Law updates” & Family Services, will present “Domestic Violence Awareness.”  All informational sessions will be presented in Spanish.

More than 30 organizations including local non-profits, businesses, and individuals serving the Latino Community will be present that day providing updated information in Spanish regarding the services available.

Saturday October 18th from 9 am to 2 pm
Poughkeepsie Middle School
55 College Avenue, Poughkeepsie NY 12603

Presentations on Immigration, DUI-DWI Prevention, Nutrition and Domestic Violence

The Mexican Consulate will also be present to answer all your questions! Fun & educational activities for kids, refreshments and much more!

For more information please contact: Erika Kastel – (845)797-645, ekastel@pathstone.org

This event is possible thanks to the collaboration of the following:
Family Services, Gabriela Owen, Dutchess Community College, Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County, Fidelis Care, Poughkeepsie Public Library District, Hudson Health Plan, Deby Suby, Poughkeepsie School District, La Super Latina Radio FM

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