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Latinx Heritage Month 2019. Overcoming Adversity.


Latinx Heritage Month is a time to celebrate and commemorate the contributions and achievements of the Latinx Community. We invite the entire Baruch community to join us as we explore and highlight its richness and diversity!

Events are subject to change. Please check back often.

Opening Ceremony
Tuesday, September 3 | 12:40 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. | NVC 2nd Floor Lobby
Kick-off LHM with an immersion into the culture. Enjoy delicious refreshments, music, games, giveaways, a photo booth and more! ¡Nos veremos allí!

Challenging Historical Adversities Today
Tuesday, September 10 | 12:40 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. | NVC 2-125
Join an educational dialogue about anti-blackness and anti-indigenous ideologies in the Latinx community.

Thursday, September 12 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | NVC 1-107 Multipurpose Room
Want to learn how to dance Bachata like a pro? Join us for this fun Latinx dance.

Family Feud: Latinx Style
Tuesday, September 17 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | NVC 3-215
Teams go head-to-head in a game of Family Feud with a twist. Brush up on your Latinx culture, and cheer for your favorite team.

Mocktails and Paint
Thursday, September 19 | 12:40 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. | NVC Bearcat Den
Grab a mocktail, and join us for an adventure into Latinx art with renowned artist Miguel Trelles, who is also an adjunct professor of Black and Latino studies at Baruch. Become an artist, and create a painting you can be proud of!

Latinos Profesionales
Thursday, September 19 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | NVC 2-125
Latinx professionals from various fields will discuss what it is like to be Latinx in the work environment. Co-sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and Volunteer Engagement and the Starr Career Development Center.

Café con Tía
Tuesday, September 24 | 12:40 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. | NVC 2-125
Join us for our Latinx hot topics workshop series, where we talk about controversial issues not discussed in the community. This month's topic: Immigration.

La Fiesta de las Mañanitas
Thursday, September 26 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | NVC 1-107 Multipurpose Room
To close out LHM, we will demonstrate that no one parties quite like the Latinx community. Join us for music, games, contests, cake, and more!

Event co-sponsors include the Undergraduate Student Government, Graduate Student Assembly, Office of Alumni Relations and Volunteer Engagement, Starr Career Development Center, SEEK, Health & Wellness, Latin American Student Organization, ASEDOM (Dominican Student Association), Ecuadorian Club, and the Association of Latino Professionals for America.

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