Join us during National Hispanic Heritage Month at more than 15 free events designed to celebrate a vibrant culture.
September 16, 2019
Diez y Seis Celebration: An MVC Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff
12–2 p.m. | Courtyard
Celebrate the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month with a vibrant mix of culture and tradition. Join us for lunch and live music by Lara Latin!
September 19, 2019
Film Screening: Clinica De Migrantes: A Volunteer-Run Health Clinic 1 p.m. | Treetop
Sponsored by Sigma Delta Mu Spanish Honor Society
Latin Dance Lessons with Alpha Midway Dance Studio
2–3 p.m. | Courtyard
Get moving with friends and learn the latest dance trends in Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia and more!
September 26, 2019
Hispanic Heritage Month Film Screening: In the Shadows- Undocumented Immigration in America
1 p.m. | W38
2–3 p.m. | Courtyard
September 30, 2019
Film Screening: Being Eñye
11:45 a.m. | S1029/1030
Being Eñye explores the distinct, shared experience of 16 million people living in the U.S. today called Enyes (ñ)s. Enyes (ñ)s are first generation American-born Latinos with at least one parent from a Spanish -speaking country.
12:30-2 p.m. | S1029/1030
Being Eñye's director, Denise Soler Cox, will lead a conversation on the cultural identity of American-born Latinos.
October 3, 2019
Film Screening- Stories of Undocumented Youth
1 p.m. | Treetop Lounge
2-3 p.m. | Courtyard
October 7, 2019
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. | Treetop Lounge
Join us for some fun and prizes as we play traditional Lotería and a new twist on our favorite pastime!
October 10, 2019
Film Screening- abUSed: The Postville Raid
1 p.m. | S1029/1030
Finale Latin Dance Lessons with Alpha Midway Dance Studio & Dance Party
2–4 p.m. | Courtyard
Students from our Latin Dance lessons will show off their moves during this Dance Party with a special performance by Alpha Midway Dance Instructors. Food provided for participants!
October 14, 2019
Latinx Read- In
12:30–2 p.m. | Treetop Lounge
Be a part of the Latinx read-in where you will hear stories, poems, and lyrics celebrating Latinx culture. Open mic immediately following with featured performances by Sebastian Paramo and Alejandra Ramos Gomez
Featured Book of the Month
I am not your perfect Mexican Daughter
Written by Erika L. Sanchez
Art Exhibition featuring Mari Rent, Latinx artist and MVC alumna
Exhibition runs through September 19, 2019.
Artist workshop for MVC students, faculty and staff
4–5 p.m. | W77
Contact Cristina Medina, ARCO faculty member, at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.
For more information about Hispanic Heritage Month at MVC, email email@example.com