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Latinx Heritage Month 2022 Events

                     Latinx Heritage Month Calendar
Taste of Latinx 

Date: Thursday, September 15th, 2022
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: The Slice
Sponsored by: Center for Student Diversity, Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc., Latin American Student Union
Description: Join us as we kickoff LHM with Latin American food, music, and share why you celebrate LHM!

Aguas Frescas Sale 

Date: Thursday, September 15th and Friday, September 16th, 2022
Time: 11:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  
Location: Sadler Terrace
Sponsored by: Political Latinxs United for Movement and Action in Society 
Description: Try some aguas frescas, a traditional Latin American drink!

What is Independencia? 

Date: Thursday, September 15th, 2022
Time: 6:30 p.m. 
Location: ISC 115
Sponsored by: Political Latinxs United for Movement and Action in Society
Description: An open discussion on what independence looks like in Latin America  

Karaoke Night

Date: Friday, September 16th, 2022
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Location: Blair Hall, 229
Sponsored by: Latin American Student Union
Description: Come sing your heart out to Pitbull, Prince Royce, and Bad Bunny (<3)! 

Paleta Fundraiser

Date: Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Sadler Terrace
Sponsored by: Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc.

What is LHM? 

Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2022
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Chancellors 134
Sponsored by: Latin American Student Union
Description: Learn about the history of Latinx Heritage Month and explore the intersectionality of identities with the Latinx community. 

Mental Health Monday: Immigration and Acculturation Stress

Date: Monday, September 26th, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Conference Room in the CSD (Sadler 267-P) 
Sponsored by: Center for Student Diversity 
Description: The purpose of the conversation is providing a judgement-free space for students to voice their battles on campus and receive support from the CSD and the Counseling Center. 

Taking Up Space

Date: Wednesday, September 28th, 2022
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Location: Tucker Hall 
Sponsored by: Latin American Student Union, Political Latinxs United for Movement and Action in Society
Description: Join us for a political empowerment and reflection of our identities as a Latinx Community

Celebrando Nossa Comunidade Fiesta y Reunião

Date: Thursday, September 29th, 2022
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Location: Alumni House, Hunter Hall
Sponsored by: W&M Latinx Alumni
Description: Join the W&M Latinx community at the newly renovated Alumni House for an evening of music, food, and fun!

Street Food Fundraiser

Date: Tuesday, October 4th, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Sadler Terrace
Sponsored by: Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. 

Movie Screening, Pelo Malo

Date: Tuesday, October 6th
Time: 8:00 p.m. 
Location: TBD
Sponsored by: Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. 

LASU General Body Meeting

Date: Thursday, October 6th, 2022
Time: 7:00 p.m. 
Location: Chancellors 134
Sponsored by: 
Description: Join us as we explore an intersection of the Latinx identity. More details can be found on @wmlasu on Instagram. 

End of Latin Heritage Month Picnic

Date: Tuesday, October 11th, 2022
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Sunken Gardens
Sponsored by: Latin American Student Union
Description: We invite all Latinx organizations, MCOs, and those who helped us celebrate LHM! Join us on Sunken, bring your dinner, and enjoy the last LHM event while meeting others! 

Social Justice by Faith D.C. Trip

Date: Thursday, October 13th, 2022
Time: All day
Location: Washington D.C. 
Sponsored by: Center for Student Diversity
Description: Join the CSD on a trip to DC during the first Fall Break Day and be immersed in Latinx/e cultural activities happening in the nation's capital. More information will be given to organizations. 

School Kits: Annual LHM Fundraiser

Date: September 15th  - October 15th 
Sponsored by: Latin American Student Union
Description: All month long, LASU is accepting donations for our School Kits fundraiser. The fundraiser is in collaboration with Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools and ESL departments at various schools in the county. 

Virginia provides significantly lower targeted support for ELL (English Language Learner) students than the national average. A lack of funding within school districts specifically targeted to ESL departments leaves teachers without resources to buy or acquire materials for their students on their own. Our goal is to provide essential school supplies to help mitigate the disadvantage and promote academic excellency. 

The kits will include books, flashcards, journals, pen/pencils, and other school supplies and essentials. For more inforamtion, please check @wmlasu on Instagram or visit, donations can be made to lasu-wm on Venmo.