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Latinx Heritage Month—September « Return to Ethnic Studies Resources


September is LatinX Heritage Month and Mills is hosting a variety of educational and entertaining events that we encourage everyone to attend.

In Lak' Ech Dance (Salsa & Bachata)
12:15 pm–1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 4, 2018
location: Adams Plaza

In Lak´ech is more than a dance academy, In Lak´ech is also a very special community where people can feel free to be their true selves—to claim their identity with pride and honor—while reaching personal goals through dance.

LatinX Heritage Dinner
5:30-7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Founders Commons

Join us for a night of delicious food and entertainment inspired by LatinX culture.

Celebrating Latinx Cultura En Comunidad
4:00-6:00 pm, Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Student Union

Join us for an afternoon of great food, entertainment, and fun games as we celebrate and honor our Latinx students and community: The perfect way to end your Tuesday and take advantage of the Full Moon's energy. Festivity will begin with honoring of the four directions and Aztec dancers and we will be hosting local Latinx community vendors and organizations, candle making and papel picado art making and other fun activities! Come destress and recharge your spirit with good company, food, and cultura.

LatinX Faculty/Staff Appreciation Dinner
4:00-6:00 pm, Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Location TBD

Opening with four directions and Aztex drumming, herbal bundles for all Latinx faculty/Staff, and Student Testimonies.

LatinX Heritage Month events are sponsored by the LatinX Student Collective, Central American Students Association, Ethnic Studies program and the ASMC.

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Be sure to check back often as new events are added!