NewsPublic Affairs / July 2, 2020

Indiana Latino Expo Canceled Due To COVID-19 Concerns

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Indiana Latino Expo Canceled Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Indiana Latino Expo Canceled Due To COVID-19 Concerns

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The Indiana Latino Expo has canceled their annual event due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. The expo was scheduled to take place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Oct. 9-10. 

Indiana Latino Expo Board President Maria Luisa Tishner said the decision to cancel was a difficult one.

"This difficult decision was made because ILE's staff and board of directors believes the safety and well-being of our attendees, exhibitors, staff and volunteers must come first," said Tishner. 

The group will still host education, workforce, health and other programs related to the Expo on television this fall. Those will appear on Telemundo Indy and their social media pages.

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The statewide nonprofit organization represents the Latino community on issues including economic development, cultural advancement, and educational opportunities.

Contact reporter Paola at pmarizan@wnin.org or follow her on Twitter at @pmarizan.

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