Latinx Heritage Month 2021

Save the Date for the annual Latinx Heritage Month Celebration: September 15 - October 15.

Scroll below for events and workshops being hosted at Grossmont College. 


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To register to attend events click on the link HERE.

All events are virtual and accessible to the public, but live presentations are open only to the campus community in keeping with COVID-19 safety precautions.



A Latinx Experience: Overcoming Barriers & Achieving Success

Presenter(s): Dr. Juan Carlos Reyna & Gabriela Soto

Date: Tuesday, September 14 

Time: 11:00am-12:30pm


Mariachi Performance & Presentation 

Presenter(s): Mariachi Mi San Diego 

Date: Thursday, September 16 

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm


Más Allá del Closet: Celebrating Our Voices

Presenter(s): Gibran Guido 

Date: Thursday, September 16 

Time: 1:00-2:15pm


Using Data to Inform Equity-Minded Support for Latino/x men

Presenter(s): Dr. Marissa Vasquez & Dr. Juan Carlos Reyna  

Date: Wednesday, September 22 

Time: 1:00-2:15pm

Latinx Entrepreneur Panel


  • Tony Castellanos - Founder and CEO of Joteria LLC
  • Sharet Garcia - Founder of UndocuProfessionals
  • Brayan Montes-Terrazas - Professional Graphic Designer   

Date: Thursday, September 23 

Time: 11:00am-12:30pm


Mujeres in STEM Panel


  • Flora Rodriguez - Physician Assistant  
  • Maricruz Carillo - PhD Researcher, Mechanical Engineering
  • Aileen Arevalo - Medical Student
  • Karina N. Gonzalez Herrera, PhD - Associate Director of Diversity and Minority Affairs

Date: Wednesday, September 29 

Time: 11:00am-12:30pm


Salsa Concert with Manny Cepeda

Presenter(s): Manny Cepeda  

Date: Friday, October 1 

Time: 10:00am-11:00am


Affirmando the Right to Self-Compassion
Presenter(s): Diana Ramirez & Cristina Carillo  

Date: Monday, October 4 

Time: 12:30-1:30pm


An Evening with Paul Espinoza

Presenter(s): Paul Espinoza  

Date: Monday, October 4 

Time: 7:00-8:00pm


Queering Latinidad at Grossmont College 

Presenter(s): Yolanda Catano 

Date: Wednesday, October 6 

Time: 11:00-12:30pm


Ballet Folklorico History & Performance

Presenter(s): Ballet Folklorico en Aztlan 

Date: Friday, October 8 

Time: 11:30am-12:20pm


Ni de Aqui Ni de Alla: Resiliency of First-Gen Students

Presenter(s): Gerardo Ortiz & Carissa Cardenas

Date: Monday, October 11 

Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm


Latinx Heritage Month Conclusion

Presenter(s): Heriberto Vasquez 

Date: Friday, October 15 

Time: 11:00-11:50am


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Latinx Heritage Month



Latinx Heritage Month 2021 PDF