National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 by recognizing the history, culture and contributions of Latino Americans. Hispanic Heritage Week was commemorated in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson and expanded to a month in 1988.
This is the perfect time to increase your entire company's awareness of the very diverse group of people called Hispanics or Latinos; their contributions to U.S. business, government and society; the importance of understanding immigration issues; and the culturally competent way to recruit, retain and engage Latino employees.
Click on the images below to download a PDF, or click these links to expand the view: National Hispanic Heritage Month Timeline of legislation and events impacting Latinos and their achievements in the United States and National Hispanic Heritage Month Fact & Figures demonstrating Latino advancement (and opportunities) in government, education, business, sports and entertainment.
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