Welcome to the online home for the Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board (AHHAB). Here you will find important information about the City of Aurora and the efforts of AHHAB within this community. This includes annual events hosted by AHHAB, sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, community resources, community events, blogs, and news. Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns. Welook forward to your involvement with AHHAB!
The Aurora Hispanic Advisory Board's annual Community Breakfast will be held on Friday January 31st, 2014 from 7:30 to 9:00 am at Gaslite Manor located at 2485 Church Road, Aurora, IL 60504. Tickets are $20. If you would like to purchase tickets to this annual event please email Dee Basile. Click here to download contest and scholarship forms.
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The City of Aurora is seeking volunteers to serve as a bridge and build new partnerships between Hispanic residents and the community. Aurora's Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board, which is a non-partisan, community-based panel funded by City. The group's mission is to: Educate the public about how Hispanics helped shape the City of Aurora; Instill Hispanic heritage pride by honoring those who have made and continue to make a difference in the community; and Participate, support and sponsor activities geared toward the Hispanic culture. Some of the board's annual activities include a Community Breakfast, El Dia de los Ninos, the Fiesta de Luces and Parade of Nations. The Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board meets at 9 a.m. on the third Monday of the month at City Hall, 44 E. Downer Place. Members are appointed by Mayor Tom Weisner. Residents interested in applying to become board members should call Events Coordinator Delia Nila Basile at (630) 256-3370.