LULAC Hosts Annual Latinos Living Healthy Feria de Salud in Los Angeles

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Festival Will Bring Vital Resources to Address Health Disparities and Increase Access to Quality Health Care in the Latino Community

As part of its Latinos Living Healthy Initiative, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) will host the annual health festival in Los Angeles, California. LULAC’s Feria de Salud will feature free health screenings for HIV/AIDS, Osteoporosis, and high blood pressure. Other free testing includes glucose and cholesterol levels, and dental check ups for children. The event will also feature healthy foods, physical exercise and wellness education.

The health fair will also include top line Latino musical entertainment from Grupo Norteño, Trio Ellas and Vilma Diaz y la Sonora. In addition, special appearances will be made by actress Jaina Lee Ortiz from Fox’s upcoming drama Rosewood and actress-singer-comedian Angelica Vale from Telemundo’s upcoming variety show La sorpresa de tu vida.

For those who want to stay active, the health fair will include Soccer Drills and Zumba.

Finally, local celebrity chefs will be providing free cooking demonstrations. LULAC has taken the traditional Latino festival and turned it into a day of family fun focused on healthy eating and living.

What: LULAC Latinos Living Healthy Feria de Salud
When: Sunday, September 20, 2015 from 11:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M.
Where: El Pueblo de los Angeles Historical Monument / La Plaza de Cultura y Artes / 125 Paseo de la Plaza; Los Angeles, California 90012

To date, LULAC has successfully organized Latinos Living Healthy Feria de Salud events in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Washington, D.C. and San Antonio, Texas.

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 1000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit

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