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Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept/Oct)

National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Hispanic Heritage Month

McHenry County College celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month! 

Each year, Americans observe Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15.

Latinos Unidos

Latinos Unidos

MCC's student organization that promotes Latino cultural awareness, provides ongoing support, and assistance. In addition, Latinos Unidos provides cultural, educational, social, and community awareness.

For more information, contact the organization's Faculty Advisor Rene Govea at rgovea@mchenry.edu or (815) 479-7619.

Hispanic Heritage Month Websites