Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage MonthNational Hispanic Heritage Month is a period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States to recognize the contributions and influences of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. 

Hispanic refers to a person who is from, or a descendant of someone who is from, a Spanish-speaking country.

Latino/a or Latinx refers to a person who is from, or a descendant of someone who is from, a country in Latin America.

Nora LazcanoTHURSDAY OCTOBER 8, 2020

Join Nora Lazcano, AASD Cultural Adviser, to learn how to prepare a traditional Mexican dish.

An enchilada is a corn tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a savory sauce. Enchiladas can be filled with various ingredients, including meats, cheese, beans, potatoes, vegetables or combinations. 

Originating in Mexico, enchiladas are a common dish in Mexican cuisine.

RECIPE: Enchiladas verdes de pollo



THURSDAY OCTOBER 15, 2020
Check out "LATINOS 101," a video timeline on Latino contributions narrated by Nora Lazcano, AASD Cultural Adviser.




THURSDAY OCTOBER 22, 2020 FROM 5-6 P.M.
Nora Lazcano hosted a Professional Development opportunity for AASD staff on "Barriers for Educational Opportunities for Hispanic Students."

THURSDAY OCTOBER 29, 2020
THE DAY OF THE DEAD - DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
During the Day of the Dead Festival, the boundaries between life and death begin to blur. Men, women, and children of all ages honor and celebrate their loved ones who have passed away, participating joyously in a festival with roots nearly 4,000 years old.



CONTACT
Nora Lazcano
AASD Cultural Adviser
(920) 832-4882