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Hispanic Heritage Month

Dolores Huerta - Hispanic Heritage Month
Cesar Chavez - Hispanic Heritage Month
Celia Cruz - Hispanic Heritage Month
Raul Castro - Hispanic Heritage Month

Events

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month-Open Mic Friday

PVCC's Intercultural Center (soon to be named by students) invites all staff, faculty, and students to celebrate 1st Gen Friday's: Hispanic Heritage Month-Open Mic Friday
September 16th at 4-6:30pm in KSC1000B.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Salsa & Merengue Dance Class

September 19, 2022

Salsa & Merengue Dance Class on Monday, September 19th from 12-12:50pm in the KSC Dining Area.

Hispanic Heritage Month

RipplePHX's Loteria

PVCC's Intercultural Center welcomes RipplePHX's Loteria to our campus on Wednesday, September 21st from 12-2pm in the KSC Student Union. Come join us for some fun, prizes, and free HIV testing.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Sugar Skull Building

Sugar Skull Workshop & Altar Overview, Day of the Dead
Dates: Tuesday, October 18th, 12pm to 6pm and Wednesday, October 19th, 9am to 3pm
Location: Buxton Library
Description: Learn about the Day of the Dead cultural celebration and view a sample ofrenda housed within the Buxton Library. Guest speaker, Carmen Cornejo, will give a 5-10 minute overview of the Day of the Dead celebration, every 30 minutes, and provide context on the significance of the altar. After the altar overview, students will be able to learn about sugar skulls, and decorate a skull to take home, or put on the library's altar.
Contact Sami Lange via email samantha.lange@paradisevalley.edu to reserve a time for your class to participate and contact Alexis Romo via email alexis.romo@gmail.com with any questions.

 

Hispanic Heritage Month

Let's Talk of Tacos, and More!

A conversation with Dr. David Rubi about Let's Talk of Tacos, and More!:The Diversity in Mexican Cuisine (date TBD).

Hispanic Heritage Month

Spare Parts

Spare Parts Documentary Screening on Friday, October 14th at 6:30-8:30pm in KSC 1000A.

Ellen Ochoa - Hispanic Heritage Month
Frida Kahlo - Hispanic Heritage Month
Gloria Estefan - Hispanic Heritage Month
Hope Sandoval - Hispanic Heritage Month
Isabel Allenda - Hispanic Heritage Month
Jennifer Lopez - Hispanic Heritage Month
Julia Alvarez - Hispanic Heritage Month
Luis Alberto Urrea - Hispanic Heritage Month
Recommendations for books, artists, musicians, films, etc.
Recommendations for books, artists, musicians, films, etc.

Books:
Bless Me Ultima By Rudolfo Anaya
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
Dominicana by Angie Cruz

Movies:
Real Women Have Curves
Like water for chocolate
Mi Familia
Selena
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Artist:
Ken Gonzales-Day

Musicians:
John "Jellybean" Benitez 
Mariachi Rubor - only all-female mariachi group

Author:
Silvia Moreno-Garcia 

TV Show:
I Love Lucy (yes, there is misogyny and racial stereotyping. But, it can't be forgotten that Desi Arnaz was probably the first powerful Latinx person in Hollywood).

Pablo Picasso - Hispanic Heritage Month
Rigoberta Menchu - Hispanic Heritage Month
Rita Moreno - Hispanic Heritage Month
Roberto Clamente - Hispanic Heritage Month
Additional Resources

 

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Research Guide Share in this special annual tribute by learning and celebrating the generations of Hispanic and Latino Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.

 

Rudolfo Anaya - Hispanic Heritage Month
Sandra Cisneros
Selena Quintanilla-Perez - Hispanic Heritage Month
Severo Ochoa - Hispanic Heritage Month
Shakira - Hispanic Heritage Month
Silvestre S Herrera - Hispanic Heritage Month
Sonia Sotomayor - Hispanic Heritage Month
Sylvia Rivera - Hispanic Heritage Month