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Toyota (NYSE: TM) established operations in
the United States
in 1957 and currently operates 10 manufacturing plants. Toyota directly employs over 30,000 in the U.S. and its investment here is currently valued at more than
, including sales and manufacturing operations, research and development, financial services and design.
Toyota is committed to being a good corporate citizen in the communities where it does business and believes in supporting programs with long-term sustainable results. Toyota supports numerous organizations across the country, focusing on education, the environment and safety. Since 1991, Toyota has contributed over
$600 million dollars
to philanthropic programs in the U.S.
For more information on Toyota in the U.S., visit
About Fiesta DC | Festival Latino 2012
With a 41 year history of celebrating excellence in the Latino community and more than 100,000 attendees, Fiesta DC is the largest Latino Festival in the Washington Metropolitan Region, which includes the
District of Columbia
, Maryland and
. The annual event presents a unique opportunity for small businesses and large corporations, as well as government agencies and non-profit organizations, to reach out to and engage the Latino community.
In 2012, Fiesta DC featured five stages incorporating music, folklore, theater, and other performing arts. A colorful Parade of Nations included hundreds of dancers from 30 folkloric groups from
. In addition, the event included a Children's Festival, a Science Fair, a Community-Based Organization Information Fair, a Diplomatic Pavilion for embassies and consulates and sections for arts & crafts, public information and international cuisine. For more information, please visit: