The Festival de la Familia, Board of Directors:
Festival Event Steering Chairperson
A Steering Committee operates throughout the year to plan, develop, and implement each festival activity. The Steering Committee is composed of chairpersons of specific committees (such as entertainment, food, community outreach, etc.) appointed by the board of directors, along with volunteers for each committee. The chairperson of the steering committee also serves as a member of the board of directors for Festival De La Familia.
The mission of the Festival de la Familia Event is to enhance the Sacramento community’s awareness, understanding, and appreciation of Latino cultures, customs, and traditions.
The goal of the Festival de la Familia is to plan and execute a family-centered event which celebrates the richness and diversity found in Latino cultures.
The objectives of the Festival de la Familia are: •To develop a family-centered event which promotes family-oriented, interactive, and educational activities. •To create two-way information exchange about services, opportunities, and needs of the Latino community. •To develop a Mercado atmosphere which features Latino art, food, crafts, music and entertainment. •To continuously strengthen and improve the Event to ensure that it maintains its status as a premier event in the Sacramento area.
Latin Countries Represented
- Dominican Republic
- Puerto Rico
- Costa Rica
- El Salvador