Fiestas, Events and Calendar
Conexión Américas hosts and participates in a variety of events throughout the year — from a popular Hispanic Heritage Month celebration to a full day of community outreach and education.
Below is a look at our annual, and regularly scheduled, events and links to current happenings on our public calendar.
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Hispanic Heritage Month
Conexión Américas celebrates the presence, contributions and rich cultural heritage of Latinos in Tennessee each year during a series of events in the community.
The activities include:
- A fiesta of music, food and dancing for friends and supporters
- An annual “My Hispanic Roots, My American Dream” Essay Contest for Latino high school students
- The Orgullo Hispano (Hispanic Pride) Award, given to outstanding community volunteers, activists and unsung heroes
Watch Conexión Américas En Casa, our 2020 Hispanic Heritage Month celebration
A Cup of Coffee for Conexión Américas, or Cafecito, is our annual fundraising breakfast. Each year, we showcase program participants and their successes and introduce our Rumba Roast coffee to a wide audience during a fun and inspiring morning event.
Indivisible: Raise your Heart and Raise your Voice
In response to the negative and damaging rhetoric targeting immigrants, we have started a campaign to encourage Nashvillians to stand together and raise our hearts and voices for a welcoming community.
Conexión Américas hosts a morning open house we call Common Grounds every six weeks.
Friends and supporters are welcome at the Conexión Américas offices from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. to share a cup of Coffee Cultura, mingle and listen to quick, informal presentations on things such as our programs and community news and national trends.