Office of Multicultural Student Success

Hispanic Heritage Month

 Planning committees are open to all UT students, faculty, and staff. If you are interested in serving on the planning committee for Hispanic heritage month, please email omss@utoledo.edu

Purpose: Hispanic Heritage Month highlights the contributions of Hispanics/Latinx people in history and contemporary society by bringing awareness to emerging issues, from September 15 to October 15 every year.

Hispanic Heritage Month Tabling 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Student Union Table B Near South Dining

Come and learn about the history of Hispanic Heritage Month as well as all of the events happening on campus and in the community. 

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH KICKOFF PRESENTED BY ADELANTE

Saturday, September 14, 2019 1:00PM - 11:00PM
Promenade Park, Downtown Toledo 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Adelante on the riverfront at Promenade Park!  Bachata Heightz will headline the event! Get ready Toledo, we will kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month Adelante style! Participants must RSVP through InvoNet here and indicate if they will need a ride to the event. 

ROMA FILM SCREENING

Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:00 - 8:00PM
OMSS Office - Student Union 2500

Come and see Academy Award winning Netflix original film, Roma. Snacks from Latin Cravings will be provided! Movie is in Spanish with English subtitles. Find more information and RSVP here.     

Latino TED Talk and Family Meal

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:00PM - 7:00PM
OMSS Office - Student Union 2500

Join the Office of Multicultural Student Success for TED Talk: Latinx Initiatives with a guided discussion. Come and learn more about OMSS and meet the staff in the office. Full dinner will be provided. Find more information and RSVP here.      

30th Annual Diamante Awards

Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:00PM
Lourdes University, Franciscan Center

To celebrate the profound and lasting influence that Latinos have on American history, values and culture, the Diamante (diamond in Spanish) Awards were founded in 1989 by IMAGE of Northwest Ohio, a local Latino advocacy group. To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Diamante Awards, this year's scholarship banquet will take place on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Lourdes University, Franciscan Center. The awards recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements and service to Latinos. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite.

Fabulous feminist Friday with ABLE

Friday, September 27, 2019 2:00PM
Tucker Hall 0152 

The Eberly Center is excited to host weekly programming that educates, empowers, and engages folks around Feminism and Feminist Issues. Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. will be leading a conversation to inform folks of their rights when interacting with ICE and police. Find more information and RSVP here

Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center Fall Fest

Friday, October 4, 2019 4:30PM - 7:30PM
SQACC, 1222 Broadway St, Toledo, OH 43609

Come and take a tour of the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center, along with the Jose Martinez Memorial Galeria. Then celebrate the fall harvest with a meal prepared by the Center with ingredients from their garden. Find out more information and RSVP here

El Movimiento - Photography Exhibit

October 1 - October 11
First floor of Carlson Library

Discover the work of Pulitzer prize winning photojournalist, Jose Galvez. The exhibit focuses on Cesar Chavez and the Farmworker Movement. Find out more information and RSVP here

Delano Grape Strike Event

Monday, October 7, 2019 6:00PM
Carlson Library 1005

Come and learn about the 1965-1970 Delano Grape Strike and Boycott. Filipino American workers asked Cesar Chavez to join their cause as they held a strike against Delano, CA grape growers, protesting poor pay and working conditions. Cultural foods will be shared. This event is presented by the Filipino American Association, the potential candidates of Lambda Theta Alpha and the Latino Student Union. 

NAMI'S LATINO MENTAL HEALTH FORUM

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019 8:30AM - 2:30PM
STUDENT UNION INGMAN ROOM

The National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Greater Toledo will host its 5th annual Latino Mental Health Forum at The University of Toledo. The theme for this year’s form is “Conexion Generacional: Culture and Behavioral Health”. Tickets are free and can be claimed on Eventbrite

(Un)documented Student Ally Training 

Monday, October 14, 2019 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Student Union 2591

The (Un)documented Student Ally Training for faculty and staff will help them understand the unique challenges that this student population faces. It focuses on the significance of policies; ways to be an effective ally; as well as campus and community resources that are available. Join us for this interactive session in which we will highlight ways in which this population of students experience their higher education journey differently than others. Find out more information and RSVP here

Salsa with SAHSA

Monday, October 14, 2019 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Health Education Center Dance Studio

Come and learn to salsa with the Spanish American and Hispanic Students' Association (SAHSA)! Find out more information and RSVP here

Nuestra Historia Display

September 15 - October 15
First Floor of Carlson Library 

Works by and about Latinos will be on display in the library for the entire month. Stop by to earn more about the social and political impact of Latino on the United States! 

 

Last Updated: 9/24/19