Emilio Zamora, Angela Valenzuela, and members of Cuauhtli Group/Academy, cultural enrichment program in line with Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, and Austin Independent School District are convening a press conference and healing ceremony to both honor the victims and survivors in Uvalde and to promote healing with children, parents, the Austin community, and nation. The ceremony will allow for expressions on trauma and the loss of life in Uvalde

It takes place physically this Sunday at 9AM CST in the zócalo at the ESB-MACC located at 600 River St. in Austin. The ceremony will be livestreamed on the Academia Cuauhtli Facebook page, the HABLA (Hispanic Advocates Business Leaders of Austin), as well as on the National LULAC Facebook page.

The event begins with a press conference at 9AM with danza Mexica (Aztec dance) ceremony beginning at 10AM CST and concluding around 12:00PM CST. 

Sponsors: Xochipilli; ESB-MACC; Center for Mexican American Studies (UT); Joe’s Bakery, the Indigenous Cultures Institute; La Voz; Latino Arts, Culture and Education; Hispanic Advocates Business Leaders of Austin; Austin Area Association of Bilingual Educators; La Peña, Las Comadres; League of United Latin American Citizens, District VII; Texas LULAC; National LULAC.

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