A child gets his face painted at the Black/Latino Unity Picnic (Photo by Hedi Lamarr Photography)

The Immigrant Workers Union (IWU) is excited to announce the 12th Annual Black Latino Unity Picnic on Sunday, September 20th.

The picnic will be held at Penn Park, 2101 Fisher St., from 1-5 pm. The event is part of an overall grassroots effort to promote unity and collaboration between the Black and Latino Communities.

The event is open to all communities, 100% free and 100% family-friendly and besides free food, the event will also feature folk dances, DJ Latino Fresh, spoken word and live performances. There will be no kids’ activities this year due to COVID-19.