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national Hispanic Heritage monthHispanic Heritage Month Banners in this guide by Melissa Rothman (2022)


It's National Hispanic Heritage Month and to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America, we've chosen some works to explore these rich cultures. Click the book/video covers for a direct link to the catalog listing.


Hispanic Heritage Month


National Hispanic Heritage Month

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.

Anti-Racism Resources

Check out our resources for promoting anti-racism on campus and in our communities.

Webpage  - Diversity and Inclusion

Explore Hispanic Culture


La Musica

LaMusica is a free radio service, podcasts, playlists, and videos with the most popular music and news in Latin entertainment you've ever seen before!

The Latin Grammys
The latest Latin music and news.

Latino USA
Latino USA is the longest running Latino-focused program on U.S. public media.

Get Involved

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) was founded in Los Angeles, California, in 1974 by a group of engineers employed by the city of Los Angeles. Their objective was to form a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community. Our chapter strives to be a support system for Hispanic and Latinx students in the STEM field. Join us in 2019 as we work on some aspiring projects!

Hispanic/Latinx & Indigenous Initiative (HLII)

The HLII program welcomes volunteers and interns. If you are interested in helping out please email 

Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality (CODRE)

The Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality (CODRE) serves as the president’s policy advisor on issues of diversity at the University of Louisville.

Content Warning

Note that some of the primary source materials contain content that is considered offensive today. These materials are a reflection of the cultural attitudes of the period and in no way reflect the values of the creator of this guide or the University of Louisville.

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