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Hispanic Heritage Month Resources on the history, culture, art, and language of Hispanics in America.


Local Hartford Hispanic Heritage Month


UCONN Hartford kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of virtual events


Connecticut Based Events


Central State University is hosting many events this month including the Archaeology of Puerto Rico,  Latinos and Politics in Connecticut, and Chicano Literary Giant Rudolfo Anaya.

Southern Connecticut State University events:


October 6 11:00 a.m. A Taste of Latin America – Conn Hall Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month! 


October 12 12:30 p.m. “Are you Hispanic/Latinx?” Student, Staff & Faculty Mixer


October 15 Voices of SCSU Hispanic/Latinx Community: A Conversation from the Student’s Perspective



September Past Events:

September 18th, Summer Concert Series: Nelson Bello Latin Jazz Trio at Connecticut’s Old State House

CT Science Center’s  Puerto Rican Pride  – resources and history of Hispanics in Science

Sept 24 11:00 am Latinx LGBTQ+ Voices Exhibit at Southern Connecticut State University 

Sept 28 1:00 p.m. 12th Annual “Empowering Lives Latino, Latinx, Hispanic: What’s all the fuss about?”

AARP CT + Hartford Athletic: Virtual Conversation with Harry Swarts and Danny Barrera


This year’s theme is A History of Serving Our Nation. Events include presentations, discussion forms, performances, award ceremonies, and exhibits.


Sept 16 Researching World War II Spanish Posters at the National Archives


Sept 17 Encuentro en el Smithsonian: Ruben Rada y Pedrito Martinez



National Virtual Events


Learn more from The Center for Puerto Rican Studies, The Latin American Network Information Center, The Hispanic Museum and Library, The National Education Association, The Census Bureau, National Hispanic Heritage Month, and the National Park Service.


National Park Service’s resources on National Monuments which honor Hispanic Americans including Nina Otero-Warren, Dolores Huerta, Dr. Helen Rodriguez Trias, George Melendez Wright, and Jhulian Gutierrez.


November 2020: ¡Printing the Revolution! The Rise and Impact of Chicano Graphics, 1965 to Now