The Guerrero Student Center is excited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) with a wide variety of programming and collaborations. Throughout the month, students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to participate in these culturally enriching endeavors.
Check our their facebook page for complete event information: https://www.facebook.com/UOFAGSC/
Nogales by Borderlands Theater
Wednesday, September 7
12:00- 1:00 pm
Richard Montoya and Joan Osato will speak about their work on the play, Nogales based on the true story of a teenaged boy killed by Border Patrol.
Cesar Chavez Portrait Dedication
Friday, September 9
Mexican painter Octavio Ocampo will present a reproduction of his iconic portrait of Cesar Chavez as a gift to the Guerrero Student Center. Join us in the dedication ceremony along with sponsors, Mexican American Studies and the Mexican Consulate.
AROMAS w/ special guest Mercedez Holtry, Spoken Word Poet
Thursday, September 15
12:00- 1:30 pm
Come to our first AROMAS of the semester to meet our abuelitas, eat delicious homemade food, and kick off Hispanic Heritage Month! There will also be a performance by Albuquerque poet, Mercedez Holtry. Holtry is a writer, student, mentor and Chicana feminist who shares her roots, experiences and lessons learned through spoken word poetry.