Celebrating Cultural Heritage This Month
Good evening! Hope you’ve enjoyed a restful weekend. We are soon entering into a new month and the second week of what you may know as National Hispanic Heritage Month. Or perhaps you may call it Latinx Heritage Month. Some may say Latine and others Latin American Heritage Month. Regardless of what you call it, it’s important to honor the cultural heritage and diversity that has impacted our communities. Featured below are resources to learn more and ways to celebrate this month.
A brief history of Hispanic/Latin American Heritage Month.
Why does it start in the middle of the month? Here’s why.
Learn about 31 individual stories for every day of the month.
Explore this list of 20 great books to read ranging from memoirs to young adult fiction.
VCU professor Anita Nadal aims to bring more awareness of what it means to be Black and Latinx.
Gwen Aviles writes about how Latinos are reimagining Hispanic Heritage Month to highlight diversity.
Spotify is celebrating with the “Aquí Siempre” campaign.
More hits to add to your queue.
Latin artists are taking over NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series this month.
Check out these 14 Virtual and IRL ways to celebrate in DC.