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El Grito 2023

SVC invites the community to celebrate El Grito

5-9 p.m., September 15 in Tollefson Plaza at the Mount Vernon Campus

This event commemorates Mexico’s Independence day as well as other Latin American Countries. El Grito is a traditional celebration of independence held the day before September 16. Through this event, SVC hopes to foster a culture of belonging and to provide a space for the community and students to celebrate and practice the tradition. The event will feature the presence of the Seattle Mexican Consulate, Hėctor Ivȧn Godoy Priske, Cȯnsul Titular.

El Grito will feature local food, vendors, a resource fair, a traditional garment contest, and performances from SVC’s Mariachi ensemble, the Rosa Mondragon Dance Group, Los Morros del Valle, and DJ Sonido Fantasma.

It is free and open to the public. All are welcome!

Sponsored by:

  • College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
  • Office of Outreach and Recruitment
  • Office of Equity and Inclusion
  • Maestros Para el Pueblo
  • Economic Development Association of Skagit County

For a map to the SVC Mount Vernon campus, visit skagit.edu/about/svc-locations.

El Grito 2023