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County honors community members of Mexican and AAPI heritage

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EVERETT—The Snohomish County Council honored both the county’s robust Asian/Pacific Islander and Mexican communities on Wednesday, May 1, by signing two separate proclamations recognizing May as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month; and recognizing May 5 officially as Cinco de Mayo. The General Legislative Session kicked off with council unanimously passing Resolution 24-023, […]

Homage holds first-ever multicultural Cinco de Mayo luncheon

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 8, 2023—Hundreds of seniors packed into the Multicultural Center at Homage in Lynnwood Friday, May 5, to celebrate Cinco de Mayo at its, first-ever, taco and chip bar luncheon and resource fair. The Multicultural Senior Center in Homage, located at 5026 196th St SW in Lynnwood, provides adults age 60+ with a […]

Snohomish County Council recognizes Cinco de Mayo as a day of celebration over oppression

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EVERETT, Wash., May 3, 2023— The Snohomish County Council unanimously approved Resolution 23-020, recognizing May 5 in celebration of Cinco de Mayo, at its General Legislative Session, Wednesday, May 3. Speaking, on behalf of the resolution, were Lynnwood Vice President Dr. Councilwoman Julieta Altamirano-Crosby who introduced a similar proclamation to the Lynnwood City Council Monday, April 24, and Maria […]

Lynnwood recognizes Cinco de Mayo with Guerrero, Mexico

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 30, 2023—On behalf of the City of Lynnwood, Mayor Christine Frizzell and Councilwoman Julieta Altamirano-Crosby presented local Latino and Latina business owners a Cinco de Mayo proclamation at its business meeting on April 24. “Cinco de Mayo serves as a reminder that the foundation of the United States was built by people […]

Lynnwood Mayor breaks tie vote to award $25,000 in scholarships

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ARTICLE UPDATE [1:21 p.m. May 10, 2022]: Added Executive Session outcome. LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 9, 2022 – In a high energy council session, Mayor Christine Frizzell was the deciding vote, to break a tie by the council, that allocate $25,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for providing scholarships on registration for recreational classes […]

Snohomish County passes resolution in celebration of Cinco de Mayo

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LYNNWOOD – The Snohomish County Council unanimously approved Resolution 2022-030, recognizing May 5 in celebration of Cinco de Mayo, at their General Legislative Session, Wednesday, May 4. Speaking, on behalf of that resolution, was Lynnwood City Councilwoman Julieta Altamirano-Crosby who introduced a similar proclamation to the Lynnwood City Council Monday, April 25, which passed with […]

Happy Cinco de Mayo


The history between the United States of America and the United States of Mexico are intertwined within generations of politics and tradition. In the USA, Cinco de Mayo is traditionally celebrated as if it were the Mexican Independence Day, which does exist, but is actually celebrated on September 16th; the day generally regarded as honoring […]

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