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Los Bukis – Iconic Mexican Group to perform at American Family Insurance Amphitheater on August 24

2023-03-16T03:28:42+06:30March 14th, 2023|

Los Bukis – Iconic Mexican Group to perform at American Family Insurance Amphitheater on August 24 Milwaukee, Wisconsin. March 13th, 2023 – FPC Live, Milwaukee World Festival INC, and Mexican Fiesta have announced a historic event that will take place at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on Thursday, August 24th, 2023, LOS BUKIS, led [...]

Yoga Class

2021-04-14T03:29:12+06:30April 14th, 2021|

Instructed by Jessica Gertz, DPT and RYT-200 Owner of Nirvana Fusion Therapy April 22 & 27, 2021 | 6:30 PM Flores Hall 2997 S. 20th St. Milwaukee, WI 53215 Classes are totally FREE. Please bring a yoga mat and a small blanket. Blanket is optional. Participant must be 18 years old or [...]

Ofrendas – Dia de los Muertos

2023-11-01T21:06:28+06:30October 23rd, 2020|

WHSF/Mexican Fiesta presents "OFRENDAS - Festival de los Muertos Tradición Viva!" Milwaukee, WI - The Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, Inc./Mexican Fiesta, a steadfast advocate for preserving and celebrating cultural traditions, is thrilled to announce an extraordinary event that promises to immerse you in the heart and soul of Mexican culture. "OFRENDAS [...]

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

2021-01-13T04:33:59+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 [...]

Hispanic Heritage Month: Lupe Martinez

2020-10-08T04:36:06+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 [...]

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