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Hispanic Heritage Month 2011: Some resources of interest

September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. The month is a national observance to recognize and celebrate the history, culture, achievements and contributions of American citizens of Hispanic and Latino heritage. The dates coincide with the independence days of various Latin American countries. The holiday started as Hispanic Heritage Week, approved by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968. The observance was expanded to a month in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan.

Here are some links and resources so you can learn more:

Published by arivera7 on 06 Oct

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