Latinx Heritage Events
Join us for Latinx Heritage Celebration in 2022 from September 15 - October 15

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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.




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  • 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.

Latinx Heritage Month 2022 Kick-Off Event Flyer

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
LocationPCC 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

Labor Center Union Panel Meet & Greet Flyer

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!

Joteria (Mexican Bingo) Flyer

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. 

Maya Chinchilla Keynote Speaker Flyer

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

A screening of “Ovarian Psyco Cycles”, a documentary film about a young women of color bicycle brigade, followed by a conversation with co-founder Xela.
Ovarian Psycos Film Screening Flyer

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)

Join us for a fun evening of Karaoke, as we celebrate Latinx Heritage Month!
Latinx Karaoke Night Flyer

Beyond the Box: Exploring Our Colorful Roots

Date/Time: Thursday, Sept. 29, 2:00 PM — 3:30 PM
Zoom link:   Meeting ID: 835 3348 9265

A panel discussion exploring the diversity of the Latinx identity. What you see is not always what you get.

¿De Dónde?

Dates: Thursday, Oct. 6 — Sunday, Oct. 9
Location: LAC Auditorium (Building J)

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

¿De Dónde? Event Flyer

Meet Your Village

Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 6, 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 821 8251 9303 010254

An amazing opportunity to meet and learn more about your LBCC Latinx faculty and staff at LBCC.

Tianguis SHOP N’ TREAT (Street Market)

Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 9, 11:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Location: LBCC Pacific Coast Campus (On the front side of campus perpendicular to Pacific Coast Highway)
Parking: PCC Lot 3

Visit the PCC to enjoy 100+ small business vendors, kid/adult/pet costume contests with prizes, a pumpkin patch photo booth, and more.

Noche de Arte: Arts Showcase and Careers

Latina/o/x Heritage Month Closing Event and Voter Registration Drive
Date/Time: Thursday, Oct. 13, 4:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Location: PCC Lot 3 on Alamitos Ave/Building FF

Join us for a free evening of art, art-related careers, music, food, voter registration drive, and community as we celebrate Latinx Heritage Month. FREE Food Voucher for 1st 100 attendees!

Noche de Arte Flyer

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.

Please note for Accommodations: At least 72 hours prior to the event, (562) 938-4558 (voice), (562) 353-4217 (videophone), & // Sign Language Interpreting, please contact Stephanie Bonales at or (562) 938-4918.
Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, 5 business days prior to the event, please contact HR Analyst: Jaymee Hunt 562-938-4547 | or Sonia Leticia Vélez 562.938.4323 | *requests are based on provider availability*