Show Schedule

Saturday, August 4 – 11:00am

Benefits of Bariatric Surgery and Latest Innovations in Health Care 

Analeh teams up with Dr. Hannoush and Dr. Ramos, Hartford HealthCare, to provide the latest innovations in the health sector, recommendations to prevent and control obesity.  Also, the latest statistics among Latinos, ways to reduce the risk and cancer screenings. 

Guests: Dr. Hannoush, Dr. Ramos, Melanie Rivera and Cecilia Kozlowski. 

Saturday, August 11 – 11:00am

Civic Engagement Series Presents the Role of the Secretary of the State

The Civic Engagement Educational Series features Secretary of the State Denise Merrill presenting information about the role of the office of the state’s Secretary of State.  In addition, the importance of your vote during the 2018 elections and cybersecurity. We visited with Valeriano Ramos, Everyday Democracy sharing updates on this year’s initiatives and changemakers.  The Civic Engagement series is presented by Capital Community College (CCC) and the San Juan Center (SJC), thanks to the support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (HFPG).  

 Honorable Denise Merrill, Secretary of the State, Lourdes Montalvo, Melanie Moure and Valeriano Ramos.   

Saturday, August 18 – 11:00am

Educational Conference Examines the Transition from High School to College for Latinos

Our friends from the Hartford Consortium for Higher Education, University of St. Joseph, University of Hartford, Capital Community College, Central Connecticut State University and Trinity College, recently held an educational conference at the University of Hartford with over 100 educators and students.  They examined the High School to College Transition for Latinos;  best practices, challenges and how to improve student’s educational experiences. Bay Path University provides scholarships to students from Puerto Rico. 

Guests: Dr. Anthony De Jesus, Dr. Estela Lopez and Elizabeth Cardona.

Saturday, August 25 – 11:00am

Meet this year’s inductees of The Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame (IHHF)

The IHHF celebrates, preserves the ethnic heritage of our been honoring people and institutions, that exemplify the best of their immigrant heritage and have made contributions outstanding cultural, economic and civic development of Connecticut.

Joined by the inductees is filmmaker from Honduras Hispano Duron, presenting the movie, Francisco Morazan, for the first time in CT.  The movie will be featured at Trinity College Cinestudio, Saturday, September 15, 2:30pm, followed by a conversation and reception with the filmmaker and Central America Independence Day!

Guests:  Andre Blaszczynski, Naheem Khalid, Marilyn Alveiro, Bessy Reyna, Daisy Coco DeFilippis and Hispano Duron