Seven Great Reads for National Hispanic Heritage Month

To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, we’ve compiled a list of titles—several newly released—by contemporary Latinx authors who continue to display literary excellence. 


Enshrining Blackness: Afro-Latinidad & the K-12 Curriculum

Can K-12 classrooms be used to expand understandings of the African Diaspora and to combat anti-Blackness through lesson plans and curricula that center AfroLatines?

October 3, 2023 | 6:30PM – 8PM | Online

Faith in Blackness: An Exploration of Afro-Latiné Spirituality

Black Latiné people around the world practice a myriad of faith traditions. This short-form documentary explores dynamic identities of these Afro-Latiné people and their journey for a home, a faith in Blackness.

July 1, 2023 | 11AM – 12:30PM | Washington, DC

Dancing With He’aven Fleming Bryant: A Workshop

Join Creciendo Juntos on October 20th, for a movement-based workshop with He’aven Fleming Bryant, a Charlottesville-based choreographer and dancer. He’aven will be talking about her journey and passion for dancing …

October 20, 2022 | 5:30PM – 8PM | Charlottesville

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Join us for our 3rd annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at Wells Fargo Plaza in downtown Roanoke. The multi-faceted cultural heritages of Latin America will be on display through a …

October 1, 2022 | 12PM – 3PM | Roanoke, VA

Bomba Dance Workshop

Join Virginia Folklife mentor artist Tata Cepeda and her team from the Escuela de Bomba y Plena Doña Caridad Brenes de Cepeda for this unique opportunity to learn the fundamentals …

October 9, 2022 | 1:30PM – 3PM | Fredericksburg
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