Cultural Programming

Various Photos of Latinx Students at Mountain View College

Cultural Programming

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  

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 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

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!  

 

October 7, 2019 

Lotería 

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 

Sponsored by Sigma Delta Mu Spanish Honor Society 

 

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. 

Kiva Gallery 

 

Artist workshop for MVC students, faculty and staff 

October 14, 2019 

4–5 p.m. | W77 

 

Contact Cristina Medina, ARCO faculty member, at cmedina@dcccd.eduto reserve a spot. 

For more information about Hispanic Heritage Month at MVC, email mvcstudentlife@dcccd.edu