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Chicano art students celebrate Cinco de Mayo

A Westwood after-school program is teaching kids to love themselves and their community through Mexican art, music and dance.

DENVER — In an art gallery in Denver’s Westwood neighborhood, a Cinco de Mayo celebration is coming to life through hand-made paper flowers and piñatas. With just a few sheets of tissue paper, kids are connecting with their culture and their community.

“I just want to teach them so much self love, especially for their identity being primarily Hispanic and Mexican American students,” said Aalycia Rodriguez, who teaches visual arts as part of the In La’kech Denver Arts after-school program.

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