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.
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
Federal Programs Related to - Community Service
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
Washington, D.C. based incubator for social entrepreneurs, Halcyon Incubator, has selected seven ventures to move into the newly renovated Halcyon House in September for its inaugural class of fellows.