To promote and celebrate our Puerto Rican and Hispanic traditions by planning events that will enrich our culture, and maintain its viability. To educate our youth today for future generations by faithfully engaging in the preservation of our heritage.
Misión de Declaración
Promover y celebrar las tradiciones Puertorriqueña y Hispana a trávez de la planificación de eventos que enriquecerán nuestra cultura. Educando a nuestros jóvenes hoy para las generaciones del mañana, fielmente dedicados a la preservación de nuestra herencia.
Statement of Purpose
The primary purpose of the Puerto Rican and Hispanic Day Parade of Western New York Association, Inc., is to host a parade inclusive of all people and communities. The parade will empower the community, and in particular our youth, by promoting civic pride, celebrating the history of Puerto Rico and Hispanics, and increasing awareness of Latin America's diversecultural heritage. Association members will be cultural ambassadors, historical preservationists,and civic activists. The Puerto Rican and Hispanic Day Parade of Western New York Association will collaborate with a variety of social and service-oriented agencies to build a stronger Western New York community on a foundation of pride, knowledge, and empowerment