September is Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month
The United States government first dedicated time to acknowledge the unique needs of its Hispanic and Latino communities in 1968 with “Hispanic Heritage Week,” expanded to a month two decades later. In 2022, the tradition continues, but with a keener eye toward the diverse cultures and perspectives that fall under this umbrella.
Our “Cause of the Month” for September is Hispanic and Latino heritage for many reasons. The COVID-19 pandemic and resultant recession has exacerbated challenges that routinely plague Hispanics and Latinos, primarily health and employment. Immigration is inherent to all the issues we highlight, and we believe that by allotting oxygen to a spectrum of cause areas, we can more effectively address the intersectionality and depth of Hispanic and Latino life.
In our “Cause of the Month: Hispanic and Latino Heritage” toolkit, you will find:
- Volunteer and giving opportunities in the US and around the world
- In-depth look at specific cause areas, including: civil rights and advocacy, labor and the economy, health, women and girls, LGBT+, education, and more
- A calendar of awareness days in September
- Employee and ERG engagement ideas, as well as a walkthrough of how to craft your campaign
- Recommendations of worthwhile books, podcasts, and films on Hispanic and Latino life and culture
Hagamos algo bueno hoy. (Let’s do something good today.)
Claim September’s “Cause of the Month: Hispanic and Latino Heritage” toolkit now: