National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month takes place each year from September 15 to October 15, paying tribute to the historical and cultural legacy of Hispanic/Latinx people in the US. In honor of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, we've curated a list of resources to help you learn more about this legacy and opportunities for you to safely engage in virtual events.
Browse the website of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument and learn about its history from the founding of El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles in 1781 to the present time.
Read this article, “ Latino Identity in South Los Angeles – Across the Generations," on KCET about the findings of the 2016 study “Roots|Raíces: Latino Engagement, Place Identities, and Shared Futures in South Los Angeles."
Participate in the Los Angeles Public Library's bilingual English-Spanish Los Angeles Libros Festival on September 26 from 10am to 5pm, live on Facebook and YouTube.
Attend "Searching for Your Indigenous Roots in Mexico" a virtual lecture from John Schmal via the Los Angeles Public Library on September 24 at 4pm.
Join one of this month's En Casa con LA Plaza Zoom Sessions
Experience this month's New Filmmakers Los Angeles (NMFLA) Film Festival, "InFocus: Latinx & Hispanic Cinema" on September 26.
On October 15 at 11am, join All Raise for Latinx VCs Talk Pathways into Venture and the Future of Work.