Mes de la Herencia Hispana – Hispanic Heritage Month

Cada año durante el mes del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre desde 1968, en los Estados Unidos se celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Esta festividad reconoce las contribuciones y la presencia importante de Hispanos y Latinoamericanos en los Estados Unidos y celebra si herencia y cultura.

Every year on September 15 to October 15 since 1968, in the U.S. we celebrate the Hispanic Heritage Month. This festivity recognizes the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture.

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Centro SOL has celebrated this month with different events connecting Johns Hopkins and the community, and recognizing the volunteer service from students, staff and faculty with the Centro SOL Community Service Award. In 2016 we are launching the Hispanic Heritage Month Series, an outline of different events to highlight the presence of the Latino community and promote diversity and inclusion at John Hopkins and beyond. This year we are being supported by the Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council, and partnering with JHU Office of Multicultural Affairs, JHU Medical Student Senate, Arts in Medicine Society, Latino Medical Student Association, Latino Public Health Network.

Stay tune as this post gets updated with details of all the upcoming events

9/13, 5:30pm-8:00pm, “No le digas a nadie (Don’t tell anyone)” documentary screening and forum dicussion

“No le digas a nadie (Don’t tell anyone)” documentary screening and forum to discuss education and opportunities for immigrants. Location: Charles Commons, 3301 N. Charles St. Homewood Campus, Johns Hopkins University. Free. Registration required.

No Le Digas a Nadie - Don't Tell Anyone is a documentary that tells the story of millions of immigrant youth in the U.S. the fear of telling their immigration status and the challenges when trying to access higher education. Forum discussion follows the screening on September 13, 5:30pm en Charles Commons 3301 N. Charles St.
Discussion faciliated by Dr. Kathleen Page Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, featuring Krissi Rivera a student with DACA status who earned a "full ride" scholarship at Johns Hopkins. And virtual Q&A with Mikaela Shwer, documentary director.
Free.

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This event is presented in collaboration with JHU Office of Multicultural Affairs, and Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council (Leadership Awards - "¡Bienvenido!" project)

This event is a collaboration with POV, PBS' award-winning nonfiction film series.

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9/16, 5:00pm-7:00pm, Centro SOL Community Award, and Liver rounds at JHU SOM

Centro SOL Community Award, and Liver rounds at JHU SOM: special celebration with students and faculty during the Hispanic Heritage Month (In partnership with MSS, LMSA). Free. Exclusive for Johns Hopkins students, faculty and staff.

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This event is presented in collaboration with the JHU SOM Medicine Student Senate, Arts in Medicine Society)

9/17, 9:00am - 12:00pm, Muevetón/Move-it-on at Patterson Park

Presented by the Friends of Patterson ParkLiving Classrooms FoundationCentro SOL, Mueveton/Move-it-on is a FREE 5K race in Patterson Park followed by a health and fitness expo with free Zumba, Yoga, games, health screenings, and more! 

5K free registration begins at 8:30am. Come run or walk with us!

Español: ¡Presentado por los Amigos del Parque PattersonLiving Classrooms FoundationCentro SOL, el Mueveton empieza con una carrera de 5k (gratis) seguido por una exposicion de Zumba, Yoga, pruebas de salud, y más!

Registración gratis para la carrera de 5k empieza a las 8:30am. ¡Venga y corra o camine con nosotros!

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9/23, 12:00-1:00pm, Spanish Table I, Come practice and learn some Spanish! at JHU SPH

This session is open to anyone who serves Spanish-speaking Latinos. We will learn and practice basic concepts and cultural approaches to welcome Latinos. Free. Registration required. W2008 Room, 615 N. Wolfe St. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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This event is presented in collaboration with the Latino Public Health Network, and Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council (Leadership Awards - "¡Bienvenido!" project)

10/5, 12-1pm, Spanish Table II, Come practice and learn some Spanish! at JHU SON

This session is open to anyone who serves Spanish-speaking Latinos. We will learn and practice basic concepts and cultural approaches to welcome Latinos. Free. Registration required. Room 217, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, 525 N. Wolfe St.

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This event is presented in collaboration with Bienestar at SON, Latino Public Health Network, and Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council (Leadership Awards - "¡Bienvenido!" project)

10/10, 5:30pm-8:00pm, “Clínica de migrantes (clinic for immigrants)” documentary screening and forum discussion at Homewood

“Clínica de migrantes (clinic for migrants)” documentary screening and forum to discuss healthcare access for immigrants. Location: Charles Commons, 3301 N. Charles St. Homewood Campus, Johns Hopkins University. Free. Registration required.

Join us for a conversation facilitated by Dr. Kathryn Kline, medical director at Esperanza Center Clinic, about healthcare access for immigrants and what is happening in Baltimore. Virtual Q&A with documentary director Maxim Pozdorovkin

For information visit http://jhcentrosol.org or 410-550-1129

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This event is presented in collaboration with the JHU Office of Multicultural Affairs, JHU Latino Alliance

 

10/11, 12-1pm, Spanish Table III, Come and practice some Spanish! at JHU SOM

This session is open to anyone who serves Spanish-speaking Latinos. We will learn and practice basic concepts and cultural approaches to welcome Latinos. Free. Registration required. Room 370, Armstrong Medical Education Building. 1620 Mc. Elderry St.

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This event is presented in collaboration with LMSA, Latino Public Health Network, and Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council (Leadership Awards - "¡Bienvenido!" project)

10/18, 12-1pm, Spanish Table IV, Come and practice some Spanish! at JHBMC

This session is open to anyone who serves Spanish-speaking Latinos. We will learn and practice basic concepts and cultural approaches to welcome Latinos. Free. Registration required. Carroll Auditorium, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Ave.

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This event is presented in collaboration with Latino Public Health Network, and Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council (Leadership Awards - "¡Bienvenido!" project)

11/3, 5:30pm-8:00pm, “Clínica de migrantes (clinic for immigrants)” at JH SPH

“Clínica de migrantes (clinic for migrants)” documentary screening and forum to discuss healthcare access for immigrants. Location: Sheldon Hall, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Free. Registration required.

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Join us for a conversation about healthcare access for immigrants and what is happening in Baltimore. Q&A with documentary director Maxim Pozdorovkin, and Puentes de Salud co-founder and executive director Dr. Steve Larson
For information visit http://jhcentrosol.org or 410-550-1129

This event is presented in collaboration with the DC-Baltimore Reserach Center on Child Health Disparities, Latino Public Health Network, JHU Latino Alliance

Events at Johns Hopkins Bayview

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The Diversity Council at Johns Hopkins Bayview has prepared a series of events to celebrate the culture and contributions of Hispanic Culture in the U.S.

 

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