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Community Altar

2020-11-11T01:20:25+06:30October 23rd, 2020|

Let's celebrate and honor the lives of our loved ones who have passed, at Mexican Fiesta’s Community Altar.   Milwaukee, Wisconsin (October 20, 2020) - As the Day of Dead 'Día de Los Muertos' approaches, the Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, Inc/Mexican Fiesta would like to invite the community to celebrate and honor the lives of loved ones who have passed with a Community Altar [...]

Hispanic Heritage Month: Jesus Salas

2020-10-08T22:00:46+06:30October 8th, 2020|

Jesús Salas Civil Rights Activist Jesús Salas is a third generation migrant worker who spent 10 years migrating from South Central Texas to the Great Lakes Region. After relocating in Wisconsin in 1959, Jesús worked in the state’s first education programs for migrants. He later founded a farmworkers union, Obreros Unidos and joined Cesar Chávez [...]

WHSF Staff

2020-10-06T21:17:28+06:30October 2nd, 2020|

Teresa C. Mercado Executive Director  Born in Jalisco, México and moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the age of 22, Mrs. Mercado started as a volunteer for the foundation twenty four years ago. As her passion grew for the community, so did her involvement with the foundation and in 2002 she was appointed Executive Director of [...]