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By Jason Torrico
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About this project

Why Donate 

Be part of the movement and help save our High School Latin Dance Programs. We need your help to save High School Latin Dance teams in the DC, Maryland, Virginia by facilitating an annual competitive event for the kids to work towards. These programs are very important because they promote Diversity & Inclusion, Health & Exercise, Leadership & Teamwork as well as self confidence within the students. Please help our cause and donate today.

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Where your donations are going

Your donations are going to help to facilitate the theater and production costs, promotions, marketing, prizes for the kids, and more. This production is going from simple high school competition with an average attendance of 500 people to a major competition in the Maryland, DC, Virginia area with an attendance goal of 1500 people.

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About The Project

Fuego began as a Latin Dance Competition web reality show comprise of High School Latin Dance Teams in the DC, Maryland & Virginia area. This Latin é production lead by Director Wilfred Rodriguez and Executive Producer Jason Torrico is a project to help promote the art of Latin Dance within the community at the high school level as well as provide a means to empower diversity within the community and the schools.

This year the competition was endangered of being cancelled to the lack of school participation. So we at Latin é have stepped in to help. We are committed to encouraging and empowering our youth and supporting their hard work by continuing the competition and hosting an annual finale event to crown our winner.

By supporting our Kickstarter you will help us promote diversity at the high school level through Latin dance and be part of our Mission of Uplifting Latinos through Quality entertainment. 

 

Risks and challenges

As in any project there is always unexpected challenges and unforeseen issues. Even more so when it comes to event planning. To help combat that we plan on hiring experienced event planner as well as using many professionals within our personal and professional networks to help support the event and guide us through pitfalls.

That said, we have two scenarios where we believe we will have challenges/Risk. The first, will be that the event date may shift right based on available resources to properly plan the marketing and coordination of the event. However, we do believe even if we need to push back the event it we will not go further than 1st or 2nd Weekend in December 2016.

The second challenge/risk is being overfunded. We have several ideas on how we can help improve the event to help make it beneficial for the the kids. Some ideas would be to purchase outfits for the kids, better prizes, and being that we want to ensure this is a sustainable annual event, even use it to begin planning for next years event.

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