The foundation was pleased to present the first ever Chicago Latino Arts and Culture Summit on Monday, May 16, 2022 at the 21c Museum Hotel Chicago. The full day event was attended by leaders of twenty-two leaders of the city’s Latino arts and culture organizations for discussions, networking, and breakout sessions concerning fund-raising, media presence, and racism and the Latino community.
Organizers included Carlos Hernandez Falcón (Executive Director of the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance), Myrna Salazar (Executive Director of the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance), Carlos Tortolero (President of the National Museum of Mexican Art), Pepe Vargas (Executive Director of the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago), and Michael Angell (Director) and Audra Yokley (Program Officer, Performing Arts Program) of the foundation.
Read the summit’s manifesto here.
Read the full press release here.