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Latinx Heritage Month
Student dancing in huipil dress
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Cal State San Marcos’ Latinx Center is partnering with campus organizations to present an exciting lineup of events. The month, which runs Sept. 15-Oct. 15, is an opportunity to celebrate the rich culture and diverse backgrounds of Hispanic-identifying people.
Heritage Month Kickoff
Thursday, Sept. 14, 6 p.m., USU Ballroom
Celebrate the Latinx/Hispanic community by listening to music, watching live performances, playing games and eating cultural food.
Our/My Culture Isn’t a Trend
Tuesday, Sept. 26, noon, Latinx Center (USU 3300)
Learn about problematic stigmas that society creates and the inappropriate portrayal of members in the Latinx community.
Chingona Fest
Thursday, Sept. 28,11:30 a.m., USU 3200/3300
Join us in celebrating and uplifting Latinx women. The Women and Gender Equity Center will be hosting week-long events that highlight the trailblazing women in our lives and history. Students will learn about female empowerment in the cultural community.
Cafecito Con Pan
Tuesday, Oct. 3, noon, Latinx Center (USU 3300)
Students will hear from a guest speaker about their career path.
Do Not Label My Body
Tuesday, Oct. 10, noon, Latinx Center (USU 3300)
Students will have a conversation about how body image is perceived in Latin America.
Heritage Month Closing
Thursday, Oct. 12, 5:30 p.m., USU Ballroom
Learn about different music and dance styles of Latin America to celebrate the end of Heritage Month. Students will have the opportunity to meet the center staff and learn about the cultural significance of why it is important to celebrate this month each year.