Rock Valley College

Hispanic Heritage Month


HHM Events Held in 2020

 Marlen Mendoza speaking¡Tu Lucha es Mi Lucha!   |  How Youth Latino Leadership is Changing the Face of Policy & Advocacy | Keynote Speaker: Marlen Mendoza   

Friday, September 18

Marlén Mendoza is an independent policy consultant and has worked with various DC non-profit policy and advocacy organizations.  She provides research, support, and analysis on various issues related to youth of color, youth in poverty, young adult mental health, and disconnected youth.

Quien Son?  | Who are they?  |   Trivia  

Wednesday, September 23

Join ALAS for Trivia on Zoom. Put your knowledge of Hispanic figures and celebrities to the test and be entered to win a variety of prizes!

Tu Voz, Tu Voto, Es Importante! |    Your Voice, Your Vote, It Matters!

Friday, October 2

Join us for a discussion on the importance of voting and receive resources on how to vote.

 Cristina Mandujano Paint NightRecuera y Aprecia  |   Remember and Cherish   |   Paint Night 

Friday, October 9

Join Mexican-American artist Cristina Mandujano for Recuera y Aprecia Paint Night! Cristina is excited to teach a class about her heritage and celebrate those that have passed, but are still with us by painting sugar skulls and flowers for Dia de los Muertos.

Quienes somos?  |   Who are we?  | Thursday, October 15  |  2 p.m.

Join RVC Staff from various backgrounds as they share about their Hispanic identity and culture.  They will discuss the differences between Latinx, Hispanix, Chicanx, etc. 
Register for Zoom webinar here! 

Nuestra Comida y Nuestra Cultura: Our Food and Our Culture

Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, follow along on Facebook for cooking videos from local Latinx restaurants like La Casa Boricua, Lima Mar, and more!   

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight

Throughout the month we will be featuring RVC students, staff, faculty, and community members and sharing what Hispanic Heritage Month means to them and how they celebate. If you want to be featured, please visit

Hispanic Heritage Month Poster of Events
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