Local Festival Signs Up Organ Transplant Donors


According to the US Department of Heath and Human Services (HHS), more than 20,000 Latinos across the country will be participating in a local festival to sign up as organ transplant donors.

In celebration of the National Minority Donor Awareness Month, the Washington Regional Transplant Community is scheduled to hold a Festival for Life, or Festival por la Vida at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring.

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Federal Programs Related to - Cultural Festivals

Programs that coordinate events which feature the music, art, crafts, dance, food and other activities which reflect the cultural heritage, traditions and skills of a particular ethnic group, culture or era. Cultural Fairs; Ethnic Festivals; Renaissance Fairs; Renaissance Festivals

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    Programs that provide opportunities for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to engage in service that addresses the nation's educational, public safety, environmental and other human services needs. Americorps; Youth Community Service

    Federal Programs Related to - Citizen Participation

    Programs that seek to ensure the broad participation of community residents in government decision making and the political process. Citizen Interest Groups; Citizenship; Civics; Collective Action Programs; Grassroots; Mass Participation; Participatory Democracy




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