Latinx Heritage Events
Join us for Latinx Heritage Celebration in 2022 from September 15 - October 15
We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have inspired others to achieve success. Join LBCC in celebrating the Hispanic culture through a series of wonderful events all throughout the month of September and October. All virtual events will either be hosted through Zoom or presented through our official Long Beach City College YouTube channel.
PLEASE NOTE: Some event days and times may be subject to change.
- Participants may earn flex credit for the length of each event, with a total of 6 hours maximum for multiple events.
- Presenters may earn flex credit for double the length of each event, with a total of 6 hours maximum.
Latina/o/x Heritage Month Kick Off
Date/Time: Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
In-Person Location: LAC – A Quad (Between Building A & Carson St.)
Join us as we kick off Latina/o/x Heritage month with food, music, performers, a resource fair, local artist showcase, and the opportunity to create your own Loteria (Mexican Bingo) card.
Union Panel and Meet & Greet
Unions: What they are, why they matter, and how they help workers and their families.
Date/Time: Monday, Sept. 19, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: PCC Dyer Hall (Building QQ)
Please join Long Beach City College for a networking opportunity for students and faculty with local union representatives, speakers’ panel, tabling by union representatives, and a grab-and-go dinner.
Event Lead: Dr. Frank Perez
Joteria (Mexican Bingo)
Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 6:00 PM — 7:30 PM
In-Person Location: LAC Nordic Lounge (Building E)
Join us for a free evening of Joteria (Mexican Bingo) and prizes as we celebrate Latinx Heritage Month. Hosted by Local Drag Queen Torta Jugosa!
Keynote with Maya Chinchilla
The ChaCha Files: Disentangling Central American Myths From Mayhem
Date/Time: Thursday, Sept. 22, 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
In-Person Location: Liberal Arts Campus, T-1200
Long Beach-born writer performs poetry and tells stories that explore themes of historical memory, heartbreak, tenderness, sexuality, and alternative futures. Her work— sassy, witty, performative, and self-aware— draws on a tradition of truth-telling and poking fun at the wounds we carry.
Ovarian Psyco Cycles Film Screening and Discussion
Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 12:00 PM — 2:00 PM
In-Person Location: Liberal Arts Campus, D135
Latinx Karaoke Night
Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 5:30 PM — 7:00 PM
In-Person Location: Liberal Arts Campus, SJIC (Lower Level of Building E)
Beyond the Box: Exploring Our Colorful Roots
Date/Time: Thursday, Sept. 29, 2:00 PM — 3:30 PM
Zoom link: lbcc-edu.zoom.us/j/83533489265 Meeting ID: 835 3348 9265
A panel discussion exploring the diversity of the Latinx identity. What you see is not always what you get.
Thursday, Oct. 6 — Sunday, Oct. 9
Presented by Long Beach City College Performing Arts Department and Associated Student Body
Written by Mary Gallagher and Directed by Anthony Carreiro, This play examines the plight of undocumented immigrants fleeing poverty and oppression in Latin America—only to run afoul of hostility and bureaucratic rigidity on the U.S. side of the border.
Showtimes vary. Click here to purchase tickets.
Have Questions? Please call (866) 811-4111
Meet Your Village
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 6, 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Zoom link: https://lbcc-edu.zoom.us/j/82182519303?pwd=QzhNZUNYeGRncGkxQVI5K0EwWlhCdz09
Meeting ID: 821 8251 9303 010254
An amazing opportunity to meet and learn more about your LBCC Latinx faculty and staff at LBCC.
2022 Los Angeles’ Latino Community Events
Find activities celebrating the heritage, history, and culture of Los Angeles’ Latino community in the LA Department of Cultural Affairs’ annual Latino Heritage Month Calendar and Cultural Guide. The guide also showcases remarkable artwork from established and emerging Latino artists.
If you require accommodations, please contact the Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS) at least 72 hours prior to the event at (562) 938-4558 or (562) 938-4833 (TTY) or email@example.com. If you require sign language interpreting services, please contact Stephanie Bonales at firstname.lastname@example.org or (562) 938-4918.
If you require Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, please contact Sunita Shelly: email@example.com / 562.938.4947 or Sonia Leticia Vélez: firstname.lastname@example.org at least 5 business days prior to the event. Please note requests are based on provider availability, the more advance notice the better.