51st Annual Puerto Rican Parade West 16th and Clark Ave to Roberto Clemente Park August 4, 2019
The 51st annual Cleveland Puerto Rican Parade was held Sunday August 4th in Cleveland. The Parade was put on by the Hispanic Police Officers' Association (HPOA) which has been proudly serving it's members and the greater Cleveland community since it was founded in 1986. Although historically comprised of Hispanic officers from the Cleveland Division of Police, HPOA proudly serves public safety personnel, from multiple agencies, of both Hispanic and non-Hispanic decent alike and shares a strong commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
The 2019 Parade Honorees were:
Olga Rosado, Grand Marshal
Ruben Estremera, Padrino
Lisa Roman, Madrina
Nayseth González, Miss Teen Puerto Rico 2019
Click on the white arrow below to watch a video of some highlights of the Parade. Make sure your sound is on and be sure to make the video full screen (icon in lower right)
Enjoy these other images from the 2019 Puerto Rican Parade in Cleveland.
Mayor Frank Jackson, Council President Kevin Kelley and others
Grand Marshall Olga Rosado float
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The Cleveland Cultural Gardens consist of over 30 gardens dedicated to honoring a particular heritage. At this time there is no Puerto Rico Garden. If you are interested in helping start a Cultural Garden honoring Puerto Rican heritage please contact us.
Padrino Ruben Estremera
Lisa Roman, Madrina
The Cleveland International Hall of Fame has inducted 3 people of Puerto Rican heritage over the last 10 years: José Feliciano, Honorable José A. Villanueva and Sister Alicia Alvarado. Nominate someone for the 2020 class now
Councilman Matt Zone
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