Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15, by honoring the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted in all Latin American countries.

The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402.

 

To learn more about Hispanic Heritage Month, visit hispanicheritagemonth.gov.

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