Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

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September 15 officially marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month! We are proud to support and uplift our Hispanic and Latinx community at Graduate Medical Sciences.

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City Hall Lighting Ceremony for Hispanic Heritage Month

Wednesday, September 15 | 6-8 p.m.

“Join the City of Boston’s Latinx Employee Resource Group for a virtual and in-person celebration to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month.”

Hispanic Star Boston Kickoff Reception

Thursday, September 23 | 6:30-9:30 p.m.

“Join Hispanic Star Boston as we kickoff the Hispanic Heritage Month for an evening of networking & community engagement.”

El Mundo Hispanic Heritage Breakfast

Friday, October 15 | 7-9 a.m.

“Join representatives from some of Boston’s most prestigious corporate and public institutions as they share their lighthearted – and often hilarious – commentary on the Latino community, their contributions to the city and state, and their many lovable quirks.”



National Hispanic Heritage Month Site

National Archives

“We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success.” 

Key Facts About U.S. Latinos

Pew Research Center

“Here are some key facts about the nation’s Latino population by geography and characteristics like language use and origin groups.”

Hispanic Heritage Month History


“Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual celebration of the history and culture of the U.S. Latinx and Hispanic communities. The event, which spans from September 15 to October 15, commemorates how those communities have influenced and contributed to American society at large.”

Latinx and Hispanic Leadership Council

Boston University

“A committed group of alumni leaders who provide advice to BU on how to best expand outreach to Latinx alumni and students.”

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month


“Learn more about the diverse cultures and experiences of Hispanic and Latino Americans. Explore a special collection of stories that highlight their voices and contributions.”

LatinX-Owned Restaurants in Boston


“Here are some of the best Latinx-Owned restaurants in and around Boston from Central Square to Jamaica Plain.” 

12 Great Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

BU Today

“From romance to horror to nonfiction, these books by Latinx authors will entertain and educate.”

Books to Read for Latinx Heritage Month

Penguin Random House

“Join us in celebrating Latinx and Hispanic authors, creators and trailblazers whose stories are redefining identity and shaping today’s culture, from music to politics and everything in between. Share these incredible stories year-round using the hashtag #IAmLaCultura.”