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The 3 Kings Celebration is a large community festival taking place in January. Local organizations and/or churches organize festivities each year. Community members design costumes and decorate various venues to celebrate the arrival of the 3 Kings.

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The Agustín "Pucho" Center was organized on the East Side of Buffalo. It was constructed by its own members in 1969. The center provided a venue for community events such as dances, weddings, funerals and other gatherings. The center was named after…

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The Centro Social Mexicano on Ingham Avenue in Lackawanna, New York was constructed to provide a venue for Mexican cultural events as there was a fairly large Mexican population in Western New York. The center was built in 1940s and later became a…

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The Puerto Rican Parade originated at the Immaculate Conception Church on Virginia Street 1974. The parade continued over the years and became a large scale community event. Participants would work on floats, costumes, and performance routines for…

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El Gran Combo was a musical group that performed at various community events.

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Estrada (Elsie Pacheco) was best known in the Hispanic community as an advocate for Latina rights. She also was involved in bringing services to the Hispanic Attica inmates. Counselor Educational Opportunity Program – University of Buffalo.

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Herman Badillo Community School was the location of the first bilingual education program in Western New York and began in 1971. It was named after the first Puerto Rican to be elected as New York City Borough President of the Bronx and as a United…

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The Western New York Hispanic American Veterans Memorial, Inc constructed one of three other statues in the entire United States solely dedicated to Hispanic American veterans. The committee chose to construct it at the Buffalo Naval and Military…

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The Hispanic Conference was an event organized by New York State Puerto Rican Hispanic Conference Inc. in 1995. The sole purpose of the conference was to develop a legislative agenda (social, political, and economic issue affecting Latinos) on behalf…

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The Hispanic Women's League was formed in 1979 by a group of professional Latinas who wanted to provided financial assistance to younger Latinas to be "more than just housewives". At this time women were becoming more involved in professional careers…

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