First Annual Global Day of the Dead event at the Peace Garden in Martin Luther King Jr. Park, Long Beach.
11/6/10 - Michelle Valladolid and her husband, Noe Valladolid, put together a Day of the Dean display to commemorate their family at the Peace Garden in Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Long Beach during the First Annual Global Day of the Dead event sponsored in part by Long Beach City Councilman Dee Andrews.
The neighborhood get together was an attempt for the different cultures of the community to get together and learn about shared experiences.
Other participants included the Department of Health and Human Services Weed and Seed Program, the Central Neighborhood Advisory Committee, and South Wrigley Neighborhood Advisory Group, the United Cambodian Community, Centro CHA, Inc., Foundation 101, Long Beach GRIP Program and the Red Eye Media cordially.
Photo by Steven Georges/Press-Telegram