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MEDIA ADVISORY: JUNE 16 HOUSTON CELEBRATES IMMIGRANT HERITAGE MONTH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 13, 2018
Contact: Peter Boogaard, press
**Media Advisory**
June 16: Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month in Houston with Community Event, Public Art Installation
HOUSTON, TX – On Saturday, June 16, local leaders and community members from Houston will commemorate Immigrant Heritage Month (IHM) at an outdoor celebration and art installation at the Discovery Green Conservancy. June is Immigrant Heritage Month, and this event is one of several being held across the country to uplift the meaningful ways immigrants and their descendents have impacted the United States.

Houston locals will gather throughout the day to enjoy an interactive art installation. Participants will be encouraged to affix a flag that represents their ancestry to the art piece to honor their heritage. The day-long event is free and open to the public. More information is available here.

WHAT: Immigrant Heritage Month Community Celebration, Public Art Installation

WHEN: Saturday, June 16, 2018
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM CDT

WHERE: Discovery Green Conservancy (1500 McKinney, Houston, TX, 77010)

  • **The event will be held on Avenida De Las Americas (directly across from the George R. Brown Convention Center). Parking is available at the Avenida North and Avenida South parking garages.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact press.

About Immigrant Heritage Month: Immigrant Heritage Month (IHM) is a nationwide celebration of immigration in the United States, held annually in June since 2014. IHM is a product of Welcome.us, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to honoring the countless contributions made by immigrants to our communities, our economy, our culture, and our collective American identity. For more information, visit IAmAnImmigrant.com.
CESAR ESPINOSA Executive Director, FIEL HOUSTON INC
photo Phone: (713)364-3435
Email: cespinosa
Website: www.fielhouston.org
Address: 6610 Harwin #214 Houston, TX 77036

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