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Hispanic Heritage Month

Join the entire Seton Hall community in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15–October 15, 2022. The month-long initiative will include virtual highlights of members of the Seton Hall community, academic and artistic work, as well as events that explore the diversity of Latin American descent, history, food, music and more!

Upcoming Events


¡Bienvenidos!
September 8

Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute Open House

Seton Hall Parents - Getting Involved
September 14

The Seton Hall Parents Program serves as the primary point of contact for all undergraduate parents and families. We want you to stay connected, both to your student and to other Seton Hall families, and remain informed about what’s going on.

DEI Anti-Racism Training
September 16

Join members from the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee for an interactive workshop on anti-racism and exploring race, bias, and identity. Develop strategies and learn more about campus resources that can help you become an upstander and ally.

Seton Hall Parents - Getting Involved
September 28

The Seton Hall Parents Program serves as the primary point of contact for all undergraduate parents and families. We want you to stay connected, both to your student and to other Seton Hall families, and remain informed about what’s going on.

Learn About Voting Rights and Elections
October 4

The National Constitution Center will host public sessions for students, teachers, and parents to join in a constitutional discussion with National Constitution Center scholars.

Martin Calvino: 31 South
October 5

Dr. Martin Calvino uses data visualization and art to examine mortgage approval rates among Latinx borrowers in his interdisciplinary project that illuminates social justice and equity issues.

Elections & Voting Rights with Jamelle Bouie
October 7

The National Constitution Center will host public sessions for students, teachers, and parents to join in a constitutional discussion with National Constitution Center scholars.

“How I Got Here” Speaker Series
October 12

The speaker series, “How I Got Here,” introduces the accomplished professionals among our parent and alumni community to share their career journeys with our students.

Seton Hall Parents - Getting Involved
October 12

The Seton Hall Parents Program serves as the primary point of contact for all undergraduate parents and families. We want you to stay connected, both to your student and to other Seton Hall families, and remain informed about what’s going on.

LatinoJustice: Seeking Equity in Law
October 13

Join the School of Diplomacy, the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute, and Adelante for a conversation with Lydiette Diaz to learn about the nonprofit LatinoJustice.

Night of Dance
October 14

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Paso a Paso!

HOLA Fest
October 15

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee is proud to partner with South Orange for HOLA Fest!

DEI Anti-Racism Training
October 21

Join members from the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee for an interactive workshop on anti-racism and exploring race, bias, and identity. Develop strategies and learn more about campus resources that can help you become an upstander and ally.

Local Community Events


Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Friday, September 16
5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Biertuempful Park – 1300 Winslow Ave. Union, NJ 07083 
The Township of Union is proud to be hosting its 7th Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration where they set to celebrate the culture, achievements, and contributions of Hispanics and Latinos in the United States. This is a free family-friendly event. All are welcome. Click here for more details about the Celebration.

'Festivals, Fiestas, and Feasts' Artwork Display - West Orange Arts Council
(Saturdays) from September 17 to October 22
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

551 Valley Rd. West Orange, NJ 07052
Artists of the West Orange Arts Council who have been inspired to celebrate Hispanic culture and the multicultural community where we live have been asked to share their perspectives and their artwork will be displayed at the Arts Center. Click here for more details about submissions and the event.

Governor Murphy's Hispanic Resource Fair in partnership with the NJ Puerto Rico Commission
Friday, September 23, 2022
9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

DCF Training Academy, 30 Van Dyke Ave., New Brunswick, NJ 08901
This event will build on this year's Hispanic Heritage Month theme of "Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation" by sharing state resources with New Jersey's Latino community. Join us to learn more about state resources. Register here for the Resource Fair.

Hola Fest
Saturday, October 15
3 - 10 p.m.

Irvington Ave, Seton Village
Seton Village Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival in now Hola Fest! Join the South Orange Maplewood community in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and enjoy food, music, beer and dance. Click here for more details about Hola Fest.

NJCIC's 2022 Children & Youth Walk
Sunday, October 23 
8 a.m. Check-In; Walk begins at 9 a.m.

Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex, West Orange, NJ
At the New Jersey Consortium for Immigrant Children (NJCIC), it is believed that voices of children and young people must be at the forefront of advocacy for immigrant youth. Join the NJCIC for its first ever Youth Walk.

The Borinqueneers: A Visual History of the 65th Infantry Regiment
Saturday, October 29
2-3:30 p.m.

The Newark Public Library, James Brown African American Room
Join author Noemi Figueroa Soulet for a brief presentation of her book.  The Borinqueneers: A Visual History of the 65th Infantry Regiment is an inspiring collection of rare photographs which traces the glorious history of the 65th Infantry Regiment, the only Hispanic-segregated unit in US Army History, from its origins in 1899 through its service in three wars. Click here for more details.