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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15, Office of Student Life, Latino Programs and Services, Hispanic American Student Association, The University of Oklahoma

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long celebration that takes place from September 15 - October 15. This month honors and highlights the tremendous contributions and influence of Latino and Hispanic communities in the United States.

The dates are reflective of the anniversaries and celebrations of the independence of many Latin American countries. Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua all declared independence in 1821. In addition, Mexico, Chile and Belize celebrate their independence days on September 16, September 18, and September 21, respectively.

For any inquiries related to Hispanic Heritage Month, please contact Noelia Rodriguez, Chair at noeliarod@ou.edu and Juan Cabrera, Advisor at juancabrera@ou.edu.

2022 Calendar of Events

Hispanic heritage month kick off and concert, september 15, 6:30 pm, union east lawn, free entry, featuring luna luna, office of student life, latino programs and services, the university of oklahoma, for accomodations contact 405-325-3163

Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Celebration & Concert
Thursday, September 15th | 6:30 PM
East Lawn, Oklahoma Memorial Union

Join LPS & HASA as we officially kickoff Hispanic Heritage Month at OU! The program begins with a flag processional and a university address. Enjoy a free concert with our special guests, Luna Luna! Fresh fruit cups and beverages available while supplies last. Entry to the event is free.

la cultura cura, september 20, 11am to 1pm, union courtyard, celebrating hispanic heritage month, september 15 to ocotber 15, office of student life, latino programs and services, hispanic american student association, the university of oklahoma

La Cultura Cura (Culture Heals)
Tuesday, September 20th | 11 AM to 1PM
Union Courtyard, Oklahoma Memorial Union

Join LPS and HASA for a free food event celebrating Corn and Beans, two essential ingredients to many Latin American cultures and cuisines. We celebrate these foods in honor of our ancestral past and recognition of our cultural traditions through food that has created pathways of community, well-being, and rejuvenation. The event offers a variety of corn and bean based dishes, all complimentary while supplies last.

afro-latina and proud, a free luncheon with paola garcia, september 22, 11 am, scholars room, oklahoma memorial union, 3rd floor, as seen on tik tok, @afrolatinxunited, latino programs and services, hispanic american student association, the university of oklahoma, celebrating hispanic heritage month, september 15 to october 15, for accomodations contact the office of student life at 405-325-3163

Afro-Latina & Proud: A Luncheon with TikTok Star Paola Garcia
Thursday, September 22nd | 11AM to 1PM
Scholars Room (3rd Floor), Oklahoma Memorial Union

Join LPS & HASA for a luncheon featuring Paola Garcia. Paola became an integral voice on TikTok advocating and raising awareness of Afro-Latine identities. Enjoy a free catered lunch while engaging with scholarship exploring the complexities of the lived experiences of Afro-Latinos.

noche de baile with ou latin dance club, september 27, 7pm, jim thorpe multicultural center, celebrating hispanic heritage month, september 15 to october 15, office of student life, latino programs and services, hispanic american student association, the university of oklahoma, for accommodations contact student life at 405-325-3163

Noche de Baile (Dance Night)
Tuesday, September 27th | 7PM
Jim Thorpe Multicultural Center

Join HASA for their bi-weekly General Body Meeting and enjoy an evening full of dancing! No experience is required, come to learn Latin American dances from professional instructors and leave with an appreciation of an important cultural heritage.

Shrek in spanish, tuesday, october 4, meacham audotirum, free screening and snacks, celebrating hispanic heritage month, september 15 to october 15, hispaic american student association, latino programs and services, office of student life, the university of oklahoma, for accommodations contact student life at 405-325-3163

Shrek en EspaƱol (Shrek in Spanish)
Tuesday, October 4th | 7PM
Meacham Auditorium, Oklahoma Memorial Union

Join LPS & HASA for a reminiscing and relaxing night with Shrek in Spanish! Celebrate the artistry of Spanish dubbing and enjoy some snacks, complimentary while supplies last.

celebrate orgullo, wenesday october 5, 11am to 1pm, beaird lounge, omu 2nd floor,celebrating hispanic heritage month, september 15 to october 15, latino programs and services, office of student life, lgbtq programs, gender and equality center, the university of oklahoma, for accommodations contact student life at 405-325-3163

Celebrate Orgullo (Celebrate Pride)
Wednesday, October 5th | 11AM to 1PM
Beaird Lounge (2nd Floor), Oklahoma Memorial Union


Latin American Art Night
Tuesday, October 11th | 7PM
Jim Thorpe Multicultural Center

2022 Event Committee

Noelia Rodriguez

Noelia Rodriguez
Event Chair

Valentina Garcia

Valentina Garcia
Committee Member

Diana Roldan

Diana Roldan
HASA Latino Liaison

Juan Cabrera

Juan Cabrera
Advisor