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Church of Scientology Hosts COFECA Awards That Honor Both Culture and Commitment

Latin music and dance set the tone of the 2021 awards presentation by the Central American Confederation, COFECA, part of the celebration of the Central American Bicentennial and Hispanic Heritage Month.

September 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of Central American independence, and this year’s Central American Confederation Awards reflected the spirit of the occasion. 

The event, hosted by the Church of Scientology Los Angeles, featured baile folklórico, traditional folk dancing, and Latin music. COFECA presented awards to top volunteers from each nation celebrating this milestone—Guatemala, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Belize, Honduras and Panama.

For the past 48 years, COFECA has worked for justice and immigration equality. Its mission is the building and strengthening of friendship and fraternity among members of the Los Angeles Central American community and preservation and transmission of the countries’ customs and traditions to future generations. 

With nearly 5 million Hispanics and Latinx in Los Angeles County, including more than a half-million Central Americans, services offered by the Church of Scientology Los Angeles are bilingual.

The iconic headquarters of the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles is designed to provide the ideal facilities for Scientologists on their ascent to higher states of spiritual freedom and to serve as a home for the entire community and a meeting ground of cooperative effort to uplift people of all denominations.

The Church of Scientology Los Angeles is featured in an episode of Inside Scientology, which first aired in March 2018 in a special broadcast introduced by Scientology ecclesiastical leader Mr. David Miscavige launching the Scientology Network on DIRECTV channel 320. The episode can be streamed on and is available through mobile apps and via the Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV platforms.

For more information, visit the website of the Church of Scientology Los Angeles.

The Scientology religion was founded by author and philosopher L. Ron Hubbard. The first Church of Scientology was formed in Los Angeles in 1954 and the religion has expanded to more than 11,000 Churches, Missions and affiliated groups, with millions of members in 167 countries.

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