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Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens

Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards 2015

Every year Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake, in partnership with the Baltimore City Hispanic Commission, presents the Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards.

Baltimore City Hispanic Commission Applauds Governor O’Malley For His Leadership In Protecting Constitutional And Immigrant Rights

Baltimore, MD – The Baltimore City Hispanic Commission thanked Governor O'Malley today for his leadership in maintaining the Constitutional rights of Baltimore residents by issuing an order directi

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Latino Economic Development Center Announce Grand Opening Of New Satellite Office

BALTIMORE, MD (June 4, 2014) —Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined Marla Bilonick, interim executive director for the Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC), to announce the opening of a

Baltimore City Health Department Releases Latino Health Report

The Baltimore City Health Department is releasing a new report, The Health of Latinos in Baltimore City, today.

Baltimore Hispanic Leaders Commend Mayor For Taking Leadership Against Arizona Anti-Immigrant Law

On June 16th , The City of Baltimore’s Law Department joined an amicus curiae brief filed in Arizona urging a federal district court to block enforcement of the State of Arizona’s new anti-immigran

Baltimore Joins Cities And Counties Across The Country Asking Federal Court To Block Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law

Today, Baltimore’s Law Department joined an amicus curiae brief filed in Arizona urging a federal district court to block enforcement of the State of Arizona’s new anti-immigrant law.

Baltimore Hispanic Leaders Commend City Council For Taking Leadership Against Failed Immigration Enforcement Program

On June 14th, The Baltimore City Council overwhelmingly approved a resolution opposing a federal immigration enforcement initiative, the so-called “Secure Communities program.” Citing the city’s ri