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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Us

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Cambridge College is hosting or sponsoring the following events during Hispanic Heritage Month. Please join us!

September 27: El Mundo Hispanic Heritage Annual Breakfast

Cambridge College President Deborah Jackson will be receiving an award at the 2019 Hispanic Heritage Breakfast. This popular annual event brings together more than 500 people to celebrate Boston’s Latino community and its contributions to the city and state. Held at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, and hosted by Alberto Vasallo III, President and CEO of El Mundo Boston, the breakfast includes good-natured “roasting” and an awards ceremony recognizing those who make the area’s Latino community truly special. This year’s head table includes: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, District Attorney Rachel Rollins, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, and more.

 

October 5, 2019: Puerto Rico Se Levanta

Se Levanta

Cambridge College is hosting an afternoon of lively festivities to celebrate the culture and resiliency of Puerto Rico on October 5th at our Boston campus. The event includes an art exhibit, storytelling, dance and drumming performances, a short film, and a dance party. The event is open to the public.

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October 18-20: International Book Fair

IBF 2019

The International Book Fair in Lawrence celebrates its 14th year from October 18-20, 2019, in different sites of the city of Lawrence, Massachusetts. The mission of the International Book Fair, Inc. is to “raise awareness of the wealth of Hispanic culture in the literary arts and enhance the cultural image of Latinos in the United States and the world.” This year the book fair is dedicated to Peru, birth of cultures and literature. The fair includes a range of activities for children, youth, families and writers/poets that will enjoy the festivities that honor our mission of cultural arts and education exchange among communities.

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