Empowering Queens for a Brighter Future: Join the HPR Program Today!
The House of Pacific Relations Queen program is a cherished tradition that highlights the diverse cultures and communities in San Diego. Each year, young women from different cultural groups come together for the Queens of the House of Pacific Relations. These young women get the chance to lead their community in a year-long celebration of culture and tradition.
One of the main benefits of this program is that it promotes multicultural understanding and appreciation. People from different backgrounds have the chance to learn from and celebrate each other’s customs, beliefs, and practices. The House of Pacific Relations Queen program also fosters leadership and public speaking skills among its participants. These skills are essential in today’s society where effective communication and leadership are much-needed.
Overall, the House of Pacific Relations Queen program is an opportunity for young women to grow, learn, and represent their community. It is a beautiful celebration of diversity and culture that brings many people together.
MISSION AND OBJECTIVES:
The Queens Organization of the HPR houses is an educational and cultural service organization for young members.
The goal of the HPR Queens Program is as follows:
a. To promote a close association with the youth and adult members of all the cultural groups
represented in the HPR.
b. To foster a spirit of understanding, tolerance, and goodwill between all cultures, trying to
understand each other’s customs, background, traditions, and history.
c. To serve the San Diego community via outreach events.
d. To present to the public the music and dances of the various cultural groups represented in the HPR.
e. To be “goodwill ambassadors” of the HPR.
f. To represent the Houses in positive and orderly conduct.
g. To educate its members in the parliamentary procedures, democratic processes, and good
public relations practices preparing them to become responsible members of their respective
Each year, the member Houses of the HPR elect Queens and Princesses to reign from July 1st to June 30th the following year.
The queen and princesses from each House must be between the ages of 13 and 19 on September 1st of each year. Junior princesses must be between the ages of 10 and 12 years (under 13) on September 1st of each year. Peewee princesses must be between the ages of 7 and 9 years old on September 1st of each year.
They are encouraged to remain active in their Houses throughout the year and are required to participate in all Queen’s activities.