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By: Jordan Vandenberge

Posted on News5cleveland.com at 5:42 PM, Feb 25, 2021 and last updated 8:50 PM, Feb 25, 2021 

CLEVELAND — The former home of one of Cleveland's earliest and most prominent Hispanic advocacy groups won't meet the wrecking ball for at least a month. The Cleveland Landmarks Commission on Thursday suggested a 30 to 60 day delay on the proposed demolition of the Club Azteca building in the Gordon Square neighborhood after several Hispanic and Latino advocacy groups came out against the project at the 11th hour.

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Advocates want to save Detroit-Shoreway club with historic ties to Cleveland’s Hispanic community from wrecking ball

By Eric Heisig, cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A group of Hispanic advocates has mounted an 11th-hour effort to prevent the demolition of a vacant building in the Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood that was once home to a prominent Mexican American social club.

The Club Azteca building in the 5600 block of Detroit Avenue sits on one of seven plots of land where local development company Bond Street Group wants to add a mid-rise building with apartments, office and retail space. The developer and club leaders came to an agreement last year that paves the way for the 1,900-square-foot building’s demolition after a decade of inactivity and neglect that the club leaders said rendered it unsalvageable.  Read the full article here

 Hindered by pandemic, community groups try to save Cleveland’s census response

By Conor Morris, special to cleveland.com and Lee Chilcote | The Land

When Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the statewide coronavirus stay-at-home order in mid-March, Selina Pagan and other Latino leaders in Cleveland were worried.

They’d been planning in-person events to get more people to participate in the 2020 census – historically, Hispanics have been undercounted, resulting in a loss of federal funds and voting power at the local level. But, when everything was canceled, months and years of planning were suddenly tossed out the window.  Read the full article here

 The Young Latino Network want to unite Latinx people from all over

Published: 2:59 PM EST December 13, 2019

The Young Latino Network's mission is to empower the Latino Community. And they will host several events and activities in this upcoming new year. In studio with more information were Selina M. Pagán, President of The Young Latino Network and Roberta Duarte, Chair Of Development of The Young Latino Network.


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