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Hispanic Heritage Month events announced

Sept. 21, 2017

Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, and the Dean of Students Office is celebrating with cultural events on each campus.

Viva La Causa: The Story of César Chávez and a Great Movement for Social Justice

Cesar Chavez is an American labor leader and civil rights activist who formed the United Farm Workers Union in 1962 with Dolores Huerta. Watch this 40-minute film about his life, and join the following discussion on your campus during Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Monday, Oct. 2, at 11:30 a.m., Auditorium, Liston Campus
  • Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m., Room 1134, Knight Campus
  • Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 11 a.m., Room 1304, Flanagan Campus
Hispanic Immigration in America - Navigating Assimilation

Student leaders and alumni will talk about coming to CCRI from Cuba, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic, and discuss their strategies for assimilating while preserving their cultural identity. This Hispanic Heritage Month event is sponsored by the Office of Student Life, Lincoln Campus Student Government and CCRI Alumni Association.

  • Thursday, Oct. 12, at 11 a.m., Flanagan Campus, Faculty Dining Room
  • Thursday, Oct. 19, noon, Second floor administration area, Liston Campus

For more information, contact the Dean of Students Office.


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Last Updated: 10/17/17