Transcripts of full meetings of the council.

Whereas, the first section chronicles the arrival of the first Latino settlers to Philadelphia, including Felix Varela, a Cuban priest and journalist who came to Philadelphia in 1824 and founded the El Habanero newspaper; and

Whereas, "Putting Down Roots"

documents in images the Latino families

who came over in major waves of

immigration to Philadelphia in the 1940s

and made the City their home; and

Whereas, the "Eye of the

Community" depicts the photography of

celebrated photojournalist David Cruz, as

he captures images that chronicle the diverse aspects and events that make up Philadelphia's Latino life in the 1980s and 1990s; and

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