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Mayor of Lake Worth recognizes the Guatemalan Maya, saying "mi casa es su casa"


On Saturday September 30th, celebrations for the Fiesta de San Miguel were kicked off with a ceremony between Mayor Pam Triolo and members of our Guatemalan Maya community. The Mayor was invited to dress in traditional Mayan clothing & recognized the importance of our community in Lake Worth, announcing “mi casa es su casa.” Members of our community also spoke about the history of the Maya in Lake Worth. With the help of the city, we are working tirelessly to ensure that everyone in Lake Worth is counted and recognized through the census.



Pictured left to right

Micaela Martin (Case Manager & Outreach Supervisor at GMC); Lorena Felipe Sebastian (The Maya Girls); Mayor Pam Triolo (City of Lake Worth); Mayra Domingo Cardenas (Case Manager at GMC, a former Princessa Maya)


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The Guatemalan-Maya Center

(561) 547-0085

430 N G St, Lake Worth, FL 33460, USA

The Guatemalan-Maya Center is a tax-exempt 501 (C)3 non-profit agency in Palm Beach County, Florida.