Hispanic Heritage Month
Chicano/Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month started in the 1960’s to commemorate Mexico’s independence, U.S. citizenship and Puerto Rican Independence Day. Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes and celebrates the contributions of the Hispanic community in the U.S., past and present.
Upcoming Events-September 15-October 15
Event: Maria Hinojosa "Stories from the Frontlines: Immigration, Urban Reality, Women & Latinos"
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Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: SUB Ballroom
Description: Four-time Emmy-award winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, executive director and host of NPR's Latino USA, will visit the University of Idaho this month. Maria's presentation, "Stories from the Frontlines: Immigration, Urban Reality, Women & Latinos" is free and open to the public. October 24 at 7 PM, listen to her speech in the UI SUB Ballroom. Her visit is sponsored by Northwest Public Radio, the UI Office of Multicultural Affairs and the UI School of Journalism and Mass Media.