La Posada: Celebrating Latin-American Holiday Traditions & Giving Back

Friday, December 1, 2017 at 6:00pm

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United University Church (UUC)
817 West 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089

La Posada is one of the many Latin American holiday traditions in which participants symbolically retrace the steps of the Virgin Mary and Joseph on the night that baby Jesus was born. In candle-Led light procession, two students (traditionally chosen from the Latino Floor) dressed as Mary and Joseph lead followers across the campus to three stops and ending with pan dulce and champurrado.

USC students, faculty and staff members are invited to participate along with families and local community members!

Co-sponsored by Latinx Student Assembly, Latino Floor, United University Church/Peace Center, Department of Public Safety & the Latina/o Graduate Student Association

Featuring Keynote Speaker Alberto Retana, President & CEO, Community Coalition (CoCo)

Procession featuring Latin-Grammy Nominated Trio Ellas.
Community Coalition Youth will be our Toy Drive recipients. We will be requesting unwrapped Toys for Ages 1-18.

Event Type

Arts, Music, Free Food

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

University Park Campus

Website

https://elcentro.usc.edu/programs/la-...

Department
El Centro Chicano
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