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Latina/o Heritage Events


Mark Your Calendar and Apply for the ADELA scholarship now!

20th Annual Latino/a Recognition Ceremony
Friday, June 20, 2014

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Each year De Anza awards ADELA scholarship(s) based on fundraising efforts and hosts a recognition ceremony for all graduating and transfer students who wish to participate.

Support the ADELA Scholarship Fund

It's easy to give!  Visit the FHDA Foundation website to download the Payroll Deduction Form. Just be sure to identify your contribution for the "Latina/Latino Recognition Fund."  All contributions are tax deductible. Remember no amount is too small and is deeply appreciated.


Past Events 2013-2014

7th Annual LEAD Global Issues Conference

In an age when capital can travel at will to exploit labor and natural resources, how are individuals and communities working to control their own fates?  This year’s conference will explore the role of 21st century capitalism, migration, labor, and activism in creating the new global community.

Thursday, March 11, 2014
9:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.
See full details from this year's event.

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Dias De Los Muertos 

Join in a celebration of our ancestors with Day of the Dead activities.

When: Thursday, Oct. 31
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Place: Main Quad

  • Ofrendas
  • Sugar skulls
  • Face painting
  • Folklorico dancers
  • Play loteria and win a prize!

Sponsored by LEAD and Latina/o Heritage Events. Funded by DASB.

If you are interested in joining the Latina/o Heritage Events planning committee, please contact co-chairs Mari Tapi at or Edmundo Norte at

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Last Updated: 5/7/14