National Hispanic Heritage Month

  • The Library of Congress' Hispanic Heritage Month site

    The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.

    Presidential Proclamation : National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2011

    This link takes you to President Obama's official Presidential Proclamation. 

    The Smithsonian Latino Center

    An Educational Outreach and Research Center of the Smithsonian Institution focused on ensuring that Latino contributions to art, science, and the humanities are highlighted, understood and advanced through the development and support of public programs, scholarly research, museum collections and its affiliated organizations across the United States. 

    Latino Sports Legends

    The site's goal is to educate and inform people of all cultures about the great achievements many Latin Americans have made in the world of sports. With articles written in English and Spanish, this site provides a valuable learning tool for native Americans and Spanish-speakers worldwide. 

    Celebrate Hispanic Heritage!
    Scholastic's Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Online Activity provides students with an opportunity to discover the contributions and rich cultures of Hispanics in the United States. Hispanic Heritage Month — celebrated September 15 to October 15 each year — honors the diverse peoples of Spanish-speaking backgrounds who have come to the United States from more than 20 countries. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage is designed to coincide with this special month or be used throughout the year.