Hola amigos: Hispanic Heritage Month is observed Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2012. The national theme for 2012 is ”Diversity United, Building America’s Future Today” . The observance celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanic or Latin Americans- Americans who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The celebration will be commemorating the Hispanic American Heritage Month through programs, exhibits, publications, and participation in community events.
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum are paying tribute to generations of Hispanic Americans who have influenced and enriched our nation.
For more information, visit the National Hispanic Heritage Month website. ES