Library of Congress Hosts Events Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

“Free Tickets are available for Glenarden residents to attend several events during Hispanic Heritage Month!” – Mayor Edward Estes Hispanic Heritage Month runs between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15. The Hispanic Division and the Hispanic Cultural Society at the Library of Congress will host workshops, displays and readings that celebrate Hispanic identity, civilization and culture…

Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

2018 Hispanic Heritage Month In September 1968, Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week to recognize the rich culture and contributions of Americans who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, Central America, South America and Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean. Just two decades later, lawmakers expanded the observance to a…