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Hispanic Heritage Month

2020-09-23T03:56:33+06:30September 23rd, 2020|

Highlight: LUPE MARTINEZ / President and Chief Executive Officer, UMOS Lupe Martinez is President and Chief Executive Officer of UMOS, a non-profit, advocacy organization whose mission is to provide programs and services that improve the employment, educational, health, and housing opportunities of underserved populations. UMOS, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has operations in Arkansas, Florida, [...]

Hispanic Heritage Month

2020-09-15T21:54:26+06:30September 15th, 2020|

Highlight: MÉXICO... El Grito de Dolores  The observation for Hispanic Heritage Week started in 1968 under President Lydon Johnson. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan expanded to a 30-day period starting on September 15 through October 15. The Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the history, traditions, and contributions of the Hispanic Community into the American culture.     Important Dates:   September 15  Independence Day for five Centroamerica countries: [...]

Get to know our Ms. Mexican Fiesta Ambassador 2019- 2021

2020-09-15T00:43:05+06:30September 15th, 2020|

Mina Rabideaux  Ms. Mexican Fiesta Ambassador 2019 - 2021 I am the current ambassador of the Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, proudly holding the Ms. Mexican Fiesta title. I was elected into this role in August 2019, and am now the first ever to hold a two-year term. Aside from my work with the foundation, [...]

Viva México!

2020-09-09T03:33:14+06:30September 9th, 2020|

Viva México!... Celebrating our traditions   -Mexican Independence Day-   Milwaukee, WI (Sep. 9, 2020) - The Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, Inc./Mexican Fiesta will be celebrating Mexican Independence Day safely and culturally. The celebration will take place on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Flores Hall parking lot (2997 S. 20th St. Milwaukee, WI 53215) from 4:00 [...]

WHSF/Mexican Fiesta to launch the VIVA MKE Tour.

2020-08-05T00:38:27+06:30August 5th, 2020|

    July 27, 2020 (Milwaukee, WI) - The Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, Inc./Mexican Fiesta launches the Viva MKE Tour 2020. This tour will be a joint community effort with Zócalo, Fiesta Cafe, and Oscar's Pub & Grill, in hopes of celebrating the Mexican culture and stimulating the south side economy.     Tour dates & times: August 28 & [...]

Mexican Fiesta Headquarters Volunteer-Made Mask distribution hub in the Southside of Milwaukee.

2020-09-23T04:15:31+06:30June 24th, 2020|

          As COVID-19 continues to spread, affecting our Hispanic community, Mexican Fiesta and collaborators encourage you to protect yourself and your loved ones by providing free facemasks to front line workers, small businesses, organizations, and the community. Mexican Fiesta volunteers will lead this initiative at Mexican Fiesta Headquarters. All health protocols [...]

WHSF/Mexican Fiesta office is now open to the public.

2020-06-25T03:28:27+06:30June 24th, 2020|

Headquarters of: Mexican Fiesta 2997 S. 20th Street Milwaukee, WI 53215 Office hours:  Monday – Friday | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Tel: 414.383.7066 Fax: 414.383.6677 E-Mail: info@mexicanfiesta.org NOTE: Mexican Fiesta 2021 will be held at the Henry Maier Festival Park | 200 N. Harbor Dr. Milwaukee, WI 53202 If you are visiting our building, please follow the health [...]

Black Lives Matter

2020-06-13T04:39:48+06:30June 13th, 2020|

6/8/2020 Mexican Fiesta would first like to state how appalled and saddened we were by the criminal behavior demonstrated by the Minneapolis Police officers in the arrest and eventual death of George Floyd. Mexican Fiesta has always strived for inclusion and believes that people of color only leads to a better, stronger, and more positive community. [...]

The Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation Inc. Announces the Cancelation of Mexican Fiesta 2020

2020-06-13T04:42:34+06:30June 13th, 2020|

Milwaukee, WI (May 22, 2020) - The Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, Inc. (WHSF) proud sponsor of Mexican Fiesta, has announced the cancellation of their festival scheduled for August 21, 22 & 23, 2020 at the Henry W. Maier Festival Park.    "The WHSF’s board has come to the very hard decision to cancel Mexican Fiesta 2020. [...]