Tag Archives: Latino USA

PHOTOS: Orange County Celebrates the Work and Culture of Hispanics in ‘Noche de Esperanza’

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Orange County Government closed Hispanic Heritage Month with “Noche de Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” a gala that honored youth leaders of the Hispanic community and celebrate the culture. The celebration also included the Hispanic Youth Leadership Awards (HYLA), a brainchild of Yetzenia Negrón, president of the Hispanic…

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State Rep. Daisy Morales Calls on Governor DeSantis for a 24-Hour COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida State Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) sent Governor Ron DeSantis a letter on Tuesday calling for a 24-hour COVID-19 mass vaccination site and has already secured an ideal property in District 48. Representative Morales held her first community vaccination event in District 48 on Saturday, February 20th in partnership with Jesus de Nazaret Episcopal Church, Alianza for…

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State Representative Daisy Morales to Host Second COVID-19 Vaccination Event in District 48 Wednesday

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando), in partnership with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Gateway Orlando District and La Alianza Orlando church, will host a second community COVID-19 vaccination event in District 48 on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Representative Morales continues to serve the underserved and Hispanic communities in District 48, one of the…

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Rep. Morales Files HB 269 to Revise Florida’s Definition of Developmental Disability to Help People in Need

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – State Representative Daisy Morales, an Orlando Democrat, has filed House Bill 269 to revise Florida’s definition of developmental disability, to help more people excluded from desperately needed care, especially children. HB 269 would adopt the federal language by defining ‘developmental disability’ based upon actual symptoms, physical limitations and needs, regardless of diagnosis.…

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Supervisor Daisy Morales Donates Nearly $10K Worth of School Uniforms Ahead of Thanksgiving

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales, in partnership with Mustard Seed of Central Florida, donated nearly $10,000 worth of school uniforms to a private school and two church groups in West Orlando ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Supervisor Morales distributed hundreds of brand new uniforms for students ranging from…

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