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Posted on: September 19, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month


National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15. 

The observation started in 1968 under President Lyndon Johnson as Hispanic Heritage Week, and was expanded to a month by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. The beginning date - September 15 - is significant as it marks the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Mexico celebrates Independence Day on September 16, and Chile celebrates on September 18.

The Village invites everyone to honor the contributions of our Hispanic community by learning more:

Artwork: US Department of Education

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