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NCLR's National Latino Family Expo® Offers A Fun And Informative Weekend

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SOURCE National Council of La Raza

Free live entertainment, prizes and giveaways, health screenings and more!

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NCLR (National Council of La Raza) will celebrate the influence of the Latino community at the 2014 National Latino Family Expo® on July 19–21 in Los Angeles, the city with the country's largest Latino population. Held in conjunction with the 2014 NCLR Annual Conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center, families will be treated to an engaging and educational weekend. 

With nearly 200 exhibitors, the event will feature health screenings, live entertainment, giveaways and more. The Expo's Sports and Fitness/Deportes Pavilion will feature the 2014 Copa NCLR Soccer Tournament and a children's soccer clinic facilitated by the LA Galaxy. At the Health/Tu Salud Pavilion, free health and wellness screenings will be available while the Science and Technology/El Futuro Pavilion will dazzle children with captivating science experiments. 

The Expo will also welcome Nickelodeon's Dora and Friends, who will serve as official Expo ambassadors, along with other costumed characters including Snoopy, LA Galaxy mascot Cozmo, LA Kings mascot Bailey, the Discovery Channel's Doki, the GEICO Gecko and the L.A. Zoo mascot.

The National Latino Family Expo, title-sponsored by UPS, is a unique and exciting gathering focused on providing free activities and resources for the Latino family that are open to the public.


WHAT: 2014 NCLR National Latino Family Expo
Free admission

WHEN: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 10:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 20, 2014, 10:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Monday, July 21, 2014, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Los Angeles Convention Center
West Hall A
1201 South Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

NOTE: The Los Angeles Convention Center has parking available for a fee at West Hall Parking.

Metro-accessible through the Blue Line, which connects with all Metro Rail and Metrolink lines at Union Station and stops on Flower at Pico (Pico Station), directly across from the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Great photo opportunities! 

For more information, contact Ricky Garza at (202) 776-1732 or Reporters can register to attend for free at

NCLR-the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States-works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. For more information on NCLR, please visit or follow along on Facebook and Twitter.

Ricky Garza
(202) 776-1732

NCLR LA Press Office
(213) 743-6462
(July 18-22)

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