Since 1999, AMIGOS THE RICHMOND LATINO CENTER INC, has continuously adapted to meet the evolving needs of the Latinx community and the broader Richmond, IN community. Our mission is to empower the Latinx community to engage actively in Richmond and Wayne County, and to promote respect, cooperation, and understanding across cultures. Our focus is on education, health, social services, and creating cultural connections. Amigos believes that cultivating understanding, working together, supporting and developing people’s potential and encouraging respect for one another will lead to a stronger community. Amigos values inclusion, diversity, and cultural understanding. To fulfill our mission, Amigos has enriched our programming by collaborating with many dedicated organizations throughout Richmond.
The Amigos International Festival is a one day event that takes place annually and brings live music from around the world, dancing, entertainment, international food, beer and wine, kids activities, and more to the city of Richmond, IN. It is a FREE family event and we except attendance to ranges from 1,000- 1,500 throughout the day. There is also a health fair with local organizations providing blood pressure and blood sugar screening, health information and more.