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Columbus Latin American Association

Established 2009
Contact Info President - Rocio Rodriguez -E-mail -
Vice President - Juan Carlos Ramirez E-mail -
Mission The Columbus Latin American Association, CLAA, exists to unify people of Latin American origin, promote and preserve Latin American Culture in the Columbus community.
Goals To accomplish its mission, the organization will focus energy and resources on the following:

1. Organize Cultural and Artistic Events.
Community celebration of Latin American Culture, art exhibits, music concert, gastronomic demonstrations.

2. Provide Leadership Development Opportunities.
Offer training and opportunities to place Latinos on different boards of organizations in Columbus.

3. Provide Voice and Visibility to the Latin American Community in Columbus.

4. Promote the teaching and learning of the native language.
Membership Info Member is available to any person with Hispanic heritage, living or working in the Columbus area. People that have strong linkages with the Latin American Culture but who do not have Hispanic heritage may also become members.
Activities & Programs Programs and activities are under development.
Festivals & Celebrations Organized by Association

- Hispanic Heritage Month
- Commemoration of Mexico 5 de Mayo