HISD celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Houston Independent School District will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15, to recognize the contributions and achievements of those of Hispanic decent to our history and culture.

Be on the lookout for a variety of events showcasing performances, art, music, food, and many other displays of our community’s rich Hispanic influence.

Hispanic Heritage Month begins on the anniversary of the 1821 Independence Day of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. The month also encompasses the independence days for Mexico (September 16) and Chile (September 18).  

Earlier this year, The National Council of Hispanic Employment Program Managers, announced the 2022 Hispanic Heritage Month theme: “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.” According to the council, the theme is meant to encourage everyone to ensure that all voices are represented and welcomed to help build stronger communities and a stronger nation. For more information, visit HispanicHeritageMonth.org.

HISD CAMPUSES: We would like to share photos of your Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations and lessons. Please include @HoustonISD in your tweets and @houstontxisd in your Instagram posts, along with the hashtag #HISDHHM.

Follow along on our social media pages for a daily #HISDHHM fast fact video.