Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Angel Lopez sings God Bless America at the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Hispanic Heritage Celebration in the rotunda of the Mahoning County Courthouse earlier this month. The celebration, titled Estrellas Latinas Brillando Bajo Un Mismo Cielo (Latino Stars Shining Under One Sky), is coordinated through the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Youngstown State University and features a variety of exhibitions, performances, parades and other events. Below, Sylvia J. Imler, interim director of YSU’s Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, makes opening remarks. For more information on the celebration, visit http://www.ysunews.com/hispanic-heritage-celebration-events-announced/ or call YSU’s Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at 330-941-3370.