Upcoming Diversity and Multicultural Events

Mon, Dec 7, 6:30 pm–Nuestra Comunidad Hispana: Exhibition and Public Reception:

View an exhibit of more than 40 stories of local Latinos and meet the individuals behind the stories. Collection will be added to the library’s genealogy section. For more information, contact Esther Fifelski at e.fifelski@cityofholland.com.  Program is a collaboration of LAUP, City of Holland, GVSU Kutsche Office of Local History and Herrick District Library. At Herrick District Library auditorium, 300 South River, Holland.

Coming Soon–Asian Americans Will be Featured in Story Collections:

Beginning January 6 (also Jan 16, 20, 22, and 25) interested Asian Americans in the community can volunteer to share their story and be photographed at Herrick District Library. No appointments will be necessary. The collection will be celebrated at a community reception in May during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. More information will be provided in December and January.

Tues, Dec 8, 6 pm to 10 pm–Race Together| Culture, Cocktails and Comedy:

Join comedians Deborah Delk of Atlanta and T. Murphy of Chicago, entertainer Rafael Casal of Los Angeles and DJ Composition for a night of entertainment. The event is a fundraiser for Partners for a Racism-Free Community. Food included. Tickets are $40 at Eventbrite. Questions? Contact staff@prfc-gr.org  At City Flats Hotel, 83 Monroe Center NW, Grand Rapids.

You Can Help Holland: 

The City of Holland has openings for three volunteers on the Human Relations Commission and one opening on the Macatawa Area Express Transportation Authority. The HRC meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6 pm. The MAX Authority meets on the 4th Monday of every month at 3:30 pm. Contact Sharon Van Gelderen at (616) 355-1324 or s.vangelderen@cityofholland.com.

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Courtesy of the Alliance for Cultural & Ethnic Harmony

Submitted by Reyna Masko

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