Yesterday, September 15th, was the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States of America. Not only do Latinx have a long, rich, vibrant and important history in the USA, the future is even brighter. At present, Latinx have the highest job market participation, the fastest growing small business sector, and 20% of millennials at Latinx.
Why do we celebrate this Hispanic Heritage Month in the middle of the month? Simple. This is the same week that many countries in Latin America—specifically in Central America—celebrate their independence. Namely: Belize, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Nicaragua, where LiDER provides intentional leadership trainings, resources, and mentoring, for example, celebrated Independence yesterday, September 15th.
LiDER celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and the contributions our Latinx hermanos y hermanas have made in the USA and across the world!
More information on Hispanic Heritage Month can be found at:
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