Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month With Kick-Off Event and Public Art Installation
Mayor Suzanne Jones and Congressman Joe Neguse and others will join the Boulder community next week to host a celebration of immigrants for Immigrant Heritage Month. The event will take place Monday, June 17, at 11 a.m. in front of the Boulder County Courthouse at 13th and Pearl Street. The event is free and open to the public.
The daylong event is one of dozens being held across the country and will feature a variety of multicultural performances, music, food and other activities. It will also include an interactive public art installation celebrating immigrants from all over the world. The public art demonstration will include a physical installation of a large art piece that proudly displays I❤ BLDR. Participants are encouraged to share their immigrant heritage or that of a loved one by placing a flag sticker of their identified heritage(s) on the heart itself. Flags will be available on site.
Immigrant Heritage Month is a nationwide effort to gather and share the inspirational stories of immigrants in America. Spearheaded by the I Am An Immigrant campaign, this year marks the sixth annual Immigrant Heritage Month, which is celebrated in June. IHM is an opportunity to celebrate immigrants and immigration, our heritage, and the countless contributions that immigrants have made and continue to make to our nation.
The City of Boulder and the Office of Arts + Culture are proud partners for this event.
Published: June 11, 2019
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