GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the history, culture, traditions, and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. Hispanic Heritage wee was first approved by President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded to a 30 day period by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. September 15 was chosen as the first day of celebration to signify the independence of several Latin American nations.
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