Latinx Heritage Month at HSU

Latinx Heritage Month is Sept. 15 to Oct 15. It celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of those with roots in Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America, according to the National. Hispanic Heritage month website.

Humboldt State is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) meaning that it has an enrollment of at least 25 percent Hispanic full-time, undergraduate students. As an HSI, Humboldt State offers resources through the University clubs, academic recommended courses, and off-campus organizations for students. This month El Centro at HSU will be hosting online events to celebrate the Latinx community.

Events:

  • From Me to PhD – Sept. 14 at, 4 – 5 p.m. via Zoom
    • Celebrating Latinx Diversity- A panel of Latinx faculty will discuss the experience of being Latinx and earning a PhD. 
  • Latinx Heritage Month Kick-Off at El Centro – Sept. 15 at 6-7 p.m. via Zoom
  • Can’t Stop Our Blackness – Sept. 28 at 4-5 p.m via Zoom
    • Black Latinx Narratives And Resisting Erasure.
  • Thriving in the Fight: A Survival Manual – Sept. 29 at 6-7 p.m. via Zoom.
    • A conversation with Denise Padin Collazo a social justice leader, a mentor to fellow women of color, and a family-work integration innovator. A Survival Manual for Latinas on the front line of change.
  • La Rabiosa que soy – Oct. 7 at 5 – 6:30pm via Zoom
    • An inspirational talk from the president of Fundación Trans-Dífucion,” Sofia Guandulain, based in Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Aztec Dancing Workshops – Oct 14 – 16 at varying times and varying locations

People can find more information about these events via El Centros event calendar at: lcae.humboldt.edu

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