2023 Latino Heritage Month

All Latino Heritage Month Events

Flyer with Latino American flags

Latino Heritage Month Opening Parade 4-6pm. (Meet at MLK and ends at LRC) rain location Carl Sandburg Auditorium Holmes Student Center Bring your flags and...

El Grito

Celebrate the anniversaries of independence for different Latin American countries with music, fun and free food. Sponsored by Latino Resource Center and...

Eight Countries in One Day: Colombia

Travel the globe without leaving DeKalb at the DeKalb Public Library. The Latino Resource Center will be introducing food, music and pictures from...

Sounds like Brazil! with Chicago Samba

The Latino Resource Center presents Sounds Like Brazil! part of a music series in this year's Latino Heritage Month. Join us for some live Brazilian music in...

Book Cover, Making the MexiRican City by Delia Fernández-Jones, Ph.D

Delia Fernández-Jones, Ph.D., is an associate professor of history at Michigan State University. She is a core faculty member of the Chicano/Latino Studies...

9/19/2023, 5 PM
Virtual Event
Sounds like Colombia!

Sounds like Colombia! ***Due to weather event moved to HSC Carl Sandburg Auditorium**** Performance-Lecture on the music and dances, and food of Colombia!...

A Day Trip - The Latinx Experience

Join the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies, Foreign Language Residence Program, Latino Resource Center, and the Undocumented Student Resource...

9/23/2023, 9 AM
Photo of Author: Christopher Rivas

Join guest artist and noted actor/playwright Christopher Rivas as they speak on their journey as an actor, inspirations and motivations in roles. Sponsored...

Photo of Author: Christopher Rivas

Brown Enough - with Author: Cristopher Rivas; 5-6pm at HSC Carl Sandburg Auditorium Christopher Rivas a storyteller, disruptor, filmmaker, actor/playwright...

Piñata - DIY

Create and decorate your own DIY piñata. Hosted by Hispanic Association of Bilingual Language Acquistion (HABLA).

Flyer of event with pictures of loteria cards

Come play a game of Lotería with us and win some prizes — Millennial Edition. What is Lotería? it a traditional card game similar to Bingo but we use images...

Sounds like Puerto Rico!

Sounds like Puerto Rico! with Bomplenera Live performance workshop by Bomplenera telling the history of Bomba, the significance, rhythms and dance from...

Santería in Cuba — Guest Speaker: Jean-Christophe Leroy

Lecture/performance on Afro-Cuban music: Exploring the meanings of music in Santeria, performed and presented by Jean-Christophe Leroy. Learn about the...

First Friday DeKalb

Join our LHM celebrations in downtown DeKalb.

Una Casita Para Matita

Make your own desktop terrarium. Build the right home for your new plant. All materials provided at the event while supplies last. Have fun and Destress

picture of artist with bright colored Vejigante Mask

Meet Chicago artist Lorimar Matos and create your very own vejigante mask. Come learn about the history and meaning behind vejigante masks and what inspired...

Latinx Trivia Night!

You think you know? Come test your knowledge on all things Latinx. In collaboration with Latino Student Alliance.

Photo of SHPE students and allumni posing at picnic

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is hosting a picnic with games, music and food...SHPEnic! we are inviting SHPE alumni back to the Engineering...

Black and Gold lettering and confetti announcing Noche de Gala

Closeout Latino Heritage Month at the Annual Noche de Gala event. Join us for a night of celebration and recognitions. Free food. Nominate your peers and...