ABC7 Chicago hosts first 'La Mesa Latina' event

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ABC7 Chicago hosted the first "La Mesa Latina" event Friday in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. (WLS)

ABC7 hosted the first ever "La Mesa Latina" event Friday to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

The luncheon brought together Latino leaders and Latino youth. Nearly 100 teens had the opportunity to network with people from Chicago's business, sports, non-profit and public service sectors.

The goal was to help the teens make valuable contacts as they pursue their goals. ABC7's Stacey Baca acted as emcee.
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