• Fundraising

    2nd Annual “Run to the Latin Beat” 5K

    Thank you to all of our sponsors! The Mississippi Hispanic Association would like to thank everyone for coming out and participating in our 2nd Annual “Run to the Latin Beat” 5K Health Fair Event, Saturday, October 14th, 2017 at Old Trace Park. With over 220 registered participants, the event was

  • Education

    Paco Rosales Scholarship

    The Mississippi Hispanic Association (MHA) proudly presents the Paco Rosales Scholarship in memory of our dear friend, esteemed member, and role model, Paco Rosales, who served as MHA Vice-President, MHA President for three consecutive terms, as well as Latino Festival Chairman. He will long be remembered as one of the

  • Arts

    MHA Folkloric Dance Group

    The MHA Folkloric Dance Group was created in 1998 with the support of a matching grant by the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).  The matching grant covered the first two years of the dance group’s expenses.  Its first artistic director was Mrs. Aurora Meraz, a skilled interpreter of Mexican folklore, and

  • Education

    MHA Reading Program

    More information available on our Family Reading Program Website As the Hispanic population increases, schools are ill-equipped to deal with the growing need for bilingual education. For this reason, the Reading Program provides a missing link essential for the betterment of the community. It gives the Hispanic community a boost in