Hispanic Heritage Month

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Trinity College Presents Hispanic Heritage Month sponsored by La Voz Latina, A Trinity College organization that hosts political, social and educational events to raise Latino awareness on campus and in the community.

Check out the four free public events  below and support Hispanic Heritage Month.

For further information please email Izamar.Gonzalez@trincoll.edu or Elizabeth.Valenzuela@trincoll.edu.


Professor Pedro A. Noguera
Tuesday, September 23rd
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Washington Room
Pedro Noguera is the Peter L. Agnew professor of Education at New Your University. Dr. Noguera is a sociologist whose scholarship and research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic tends in local, regional and global contexts. Dr. Noguera hold faculty appointments in the departments of Teaching and Learning and Humanities and Social Sciences at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Development. He also serves as an affiliated faculty member in NYU’s Department of Sociology. Dr. Noguera is the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools. From 2008-2011, he was an appointee of the Governor of New York to the State University of New York (SUNY) Board of Trustees and in 2014 he was elected to the National Academy of Education. ‘

Annual Pig Roast Feast in collaboration with AASA
Saturday, October 4th
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, La Eracra
Come out to La Eracra for its annual Pig Roast Feast that will include delicious Hispanic plates. For entertainment, a live band will perform. This event is one you won’t want to miss. Invite your friends!

Immigration in the 21st Century: A discussion about the Border Crisis
Tuesday, October 7th
12:10 pm – 1:10 pm, TBA
Come join us for this common hour discussion about immigration and the border crisis with the contribution of students and guest speakers from Trinity’s faculty. This event is in collaboration with Stop the Raids.

Common Hour Panel and Discussion with local Hispanic Politicians
12:10 pm – 1:10 pm, TBD
State Representative Angel Arce and Edwin Vargas will join us to have a discussion on why political participation is so important. They will, or course, discuss the issue of Latino/Hispanic political participation.