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Wrapping Up Hispanic Heritage Month!

Here are the featured events for Waubonsee’s final week of Hispanic Heritage Month, on the theme of Latinx Professionals & Closing Remarks:

“Walkouts in the Twitter Era:  Chican@ Identity and Activism in Historical Context”
Presentation by Adam Lopez
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 14
Location:  Aurora Downtown Campus – Room 160

Latinx Professional Panel:  Paving the Way to Success
Panel discussion with Latinx community professionals sharing tips for success in education and the workforce.
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15
Location:  Aurora Downtown Campus – Room 160

A big thank you to all the students, committee members, campus and community partners, presenters, and supporters who helped make this Hispanic Heritage Month a huge success – gracias!

October 6 – 12, 2019 is Latino Week, Amigos – “Motorcycle Diaries” and More!

Here are the highlights of this week’s Hispanic Heritage Month events, on the theme of Latino Week:

“Remembering the Root”
Presentation by Ulysses Diaz and Jorge Gonzalez, WCC
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8
Location:  Sugar Grove Campus – Bodie 150

Movie Night:  “The Motorcycle Diaries”
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9
Location:  Sugar Grove Campus – APC 120

“Latinos in Higher Education:  Barriers for Latino Men in Higher Education/Community/DACA/Immigration”
Presentation by Sandy Lopez, NIU
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 10
Location:  Aurora Downtown Campus – Room 160A


Calling All Chicas! This Week’s Hispanic Heritage Month Theme is Latina Week: Sept. 29 – Oct. 7, 2019

Featured Events for Latina Week:

Poster Session: “Highlighting Latinx Issues and Events”
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 1
Location:  Sugar Grove Campus – Cafeteria Pit

“Mujeres on Fire – Latinas/Chicana Dialogue and Self-Care”
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2
Location:  Sugar Grove Campus – Bodie 150

“Latina Discussion:  De Mujer a Mujer”
Panel discussion on navigating the college experience.
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 3
Location:  Aurora Downtown Campus – Room 160A