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Hispanic Heritage Month

Director, author and filmmaker Jesus Salvador Treviño will be at the University of Houston as part of the “Latino Americans” film screening on October 1. He will also appear at the 4th Annual Houston LibroFest.

  Houston exhibits a rich yet implicit art scene. As such, there are numerous and influential non-profit organizations that attempt to flesh out an art scene into a defining aspect of Houston’s identity; part of this identity is the strong Latino presence with its population projected to take the majority …

On August 17, 1988, congress passed PL 100-402 officially recognizing September 15 -October 15 as  National Hispanic Heritage Month. This month is designed to honor the culture, contributions and achievements of Hispanics in America. Recognition first began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Johnson and later extended to …