Reaching Latino communities in DC through Zoo Fiesta!
01 Mar

Reaching Latino communities in DC through Zoo Fiesta!

As a part of Hispanic Heritage Month, The Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park held its annual Zoo Fiesta on the last Sunday of September 2017, with the slogan “A day of animal fun for the whole family.” Offerings included live music and educational activities focused on wildlife conservation in Central and South America. RSI’s US coordinator, Brian Coyle, and team member Jesus Maldonado, ran a stand presenting RSI, with posters to help the public understand the Red Siskin, why it is threatened with extinction, and how they can help. We look forward to deepening our relationships with Latino communities in the DC area and beyond at similar events in the future.

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