UALR to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The UALR Office of Campus Life in conjunction with the Hispanic/Latino Initiative is hosting several activities in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month through Oct.15.

Hispanic-HeritageEach year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.For more information on any of these events, please contact the Office of Campus Life at 501.569.3308

Wednesday, Oct. 1
Movie: Cesar Chavez
Donaghey Student Center (DSC) Ledbetter B
6 p.m.

Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, Cesar Chavez is the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual’s ability to change the world.

Thursday, Oct. 2
Lecture by Chuck Romero
DSC Ledbetter A

Co-Sponsored by The Alliance
“I’m Not That Kind of Gay”– In this lecture, Romero relates how he successfully navigated a family upbringing that was heavily influenced by religion, and created a fulfilling life with his committed partner of 27 years.

Tuesday, Oct. 7
Cooking Demo
DSC Diamond Cafe
3 p.m.

Co-sponsored by Sodexo
Come learn how to make a Santa Fe Fajita Chicken Salad.
Wednesday, Oct. 8
DSC Ledbetter C

Salsa Lessons
Thursday, Oct. 9
Art of Motion
Arkansas Arts Center
7 p.m.

501 East 9th St. Little Rock; $10 in advance at or at the door.  For more information call 501.372.4000.

(Courtesy of UALR Office of Communications)

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