Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Sponsored by Shields for Families, Coach for Kids (Cedar-Sinai Medical Center) and the Housing Authority, a Cinco de Mayo Celebration was hosted at Jordan Downs Housing Development. Cinco de mayo or May 5th commemorates the Mexican Army's unlikely victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla, 1862. Even though Cinco de Mayo is not commonly celebrated in Mexico it has become a highly celebrated holiday in the US. The celebration at Jordan Downs gathered residents from around the development. There was a taco stand, band/DJ, face painting, hands on activities for children and lots of dancing! At one point all of the children assembled at the stage to dance to their favorite songs. Everyone enjoyed themselves at this family event.