Student Life

Hispanic Heritage Month

2021 Events

Sept. 5, 12 noon – 5 p.m.
Community Summer Bash
216 West St., Holyoke
Field games, inflatables, and food at McNally Field

Sept. 15, 11 a.m.
Welcome Back BBQ
HCC Courtyard

Sept. 16
Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off
City Hall, Dwight St., Holyoke

Sept. 17, 12 noon - 2 p.m.
Caminando Hacia Nosotros: Film and Talk
w/Carmen Yulín Cruz, former mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico
El Centro, Campus Center 2nd Floor
Register

Sept. 17, 1 – 2 p.m.
Conversation for Faculty: Supporting Latinx Students in the Classroom
Zoom

Sept. 20, 5 – 7 p.m.
Commemoration of Hurricane María 
Hamilton St., Holyoke

Sept. 21, 6 – 7 p.m.
A Poetry Reading
w/ María Luisa Arroyo & Marissa Perez
Zoom
Register

Sept. 23, 3 – 4 p.m.
Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography Through Mexico
Zoom

Sept. 27, 11 a.m.
Afrolatinidad Across the Americas
w/José González, Afro-Latinidad UMass scholar & HCC alum
Zoom
Register

Sept. 29, 2 p.m.
Lotería: Spanish Bingo
Zoom

Sept. 30, 6 p.m.
Paint & Snack Night
Campus Center Cafeteria

Oct. 6, 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Reading: Mydalis Vera
HCC alum Mydalis Vera will read from her book Warrior, Guerreras: Sayings & Affirmations para las Guerreras
Zoom
Register

Oct. 7, 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Presente, Proud y Sinvergüenza!: The Activism of the Young Lords Through Organized Change
w/ Dr. Wilson Valentín-Escobar, Interdisciplinary Studies, UMass
Zoom
Register

Oct. 13, 9 – 10 a.m.
Children as Soñadores
Honors students leading a talk about immigration
Zoom

Oct. 13, 9 – 10 a.m.
Latinx Fiesta
HCC Courtyard

Oct. 15, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
50 Years of PR Resistance in Holyoke
Walking tour by Maria Cartagena-Salgado
Nueva Esperanza

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