Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) will honor Hispanic and Latinx communities contributions to the literary arts by offering a free online event from 11:30 a.m. â€“ 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5.
The program will include readings of literature by students, staff and faculty, as well as a special appearance by local author, journalist and community organizer, Emilly Prado.
Prado will share excerpts from her new book, "Funeral for Flaca", discuss some personal reflections, present a brief writing workshop and open up a Q&A.
Prado is an award-winning multimedia journalist, and her writing and photographs have appeared in more than 30 publications including Eater, The Oregonian, and National Public Radio (NPR).
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