Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony
Monday, September 17, 2012
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us to honor the history of the Latin@ community by attending the Opening Ceremony with guest speaker Edward James Olmos. Olmos has been involved in social activism involving the Latin@ community, including co-founding several programs like "Latino Literacy Now," a non-profit organization that produced Latino Book and Festivals and also involved with initiatives that affect Latino youth. Olmos is also a famous Mexican American actor and director and has been in movies like, Stand and Deliver, Mi Familia, and Selena. Cultural performances and reception to follow. - sponsored by: Committee for the Awareness of Mexican-American Culture (CAMAC); Professional Hispanic Network (PHN); Office of the President; Office of the Provost, Dean of Faculties, Undergraduate Studies, Diversity, Public Partnership and Outreach; Office of the Vice President & Associate Provost for Diversity; Department of Hispanic Studies; Hispanic Presidents’ Council (HPC); Division of Student Affairs; Department of Multicultural Services; College of Architecture; Department of Performance Studies; Casa Rodriguez Mexican Restaurant.
Room: 2300 (Ballroom)