I celebrate Hispanic Heritage on the daily but for those of you who need a reminder - everyone else celebrates from September 15th-October 15th.
"Hispanic Heritage Month is the period to recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States and to celebrate Hispanic heritage and culture. 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." Via Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are a ton of festivities to share and enjoy in the orgullo!
The Library of Congress has a great site: www.loc.gov/topics/hispanicheritage
The National Education Association:
Hispanic Heritage Month on Biography.com
Nordstrom (one of my favorite stores) is also doing its own thing: Extranews.net Check it out here: www.nordstrom.com/hispanicheritagemonth.com.
In terms of books, take a look '08 Hispanic Heritage Month Reading List from publishers.org.
Hachette Book Group USA is getting in on the action and helping bloggers celebrate with good books too!
Check out these sites for chances to win Hachette Books for the holiday:
Good Luck and siempre pa'lante, mi gente!