Raza Heritage Month 2018

Date: September 17–October 17, 2018

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San Antonio College presents Raza Heritage Month 2018

Sept. 17 – Oct. 17
“You Can’t Cage a Dream” 

The Raza Heritage Month Committee invites you to a variety of events, performances, lectures and more.

There is also a Raza Heritage Month essay contest with three monetary prizes. The topic is "Can't Cage a Dream: U.S. Immigration Policies"
For information, download the essay guidelines. Deadline is Thursday, Oct. 18.


Monday, Sept. 17

RHM Opening Ceremony

Presentation by Dr. Christopher Carmona, scholar, activist, and poet

"Resilience in a Time of Terror: Writing El Rinche and the Telling of the Unrecorded History of the Matanza, 1910-1920"


SAC Mariachis Estrellas Del Alamo will perform.

Announcement of Raza Heritage Month essay contest:

“You Can’t Cage a DREAM: U.S. Immigration Policies”

Deadline for submission is Thursday, Oct. 18. For more information, contact Professor Alexander Bernal or Dr. Patricia Portales at 486-0649.

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

LSC Fiesta Room


Wednesday, Sept. 19

Salsa Day presented by CAB

Learn to make salsa and dance salsa

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

LSC Fiesta Room


Thursday, Sept. 20

Peace Day presented by SAC Community Engagement and RAICES

Know your rights

noon – 1 p.m.

LSC Fiesta Room

 Tuesday, Sept. 25

Voter Registration Drive presented by SGA
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and 5 – 7 p.m.
SAC Mall & NAHC Mall

Opportunities for Latinx students to Intern on Capitol Hill
SAC Alum Dominic Ochoa, former intern to U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro
Noon – 1 p.m.
CAC 100 (MAS Center)


Wednesday, Sept. 26

Antojitos Festival

Music, food, games, and more

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

SAC Mall


Monday, Oct. 1

Inspiring Radical Creativity: An Evening with Gabby Rivera (w/ Q&A)

Latinx author and writer of America published by Marvel Comics

7 p.m.

McAllister Auditorium


Tuesday, Oct. 2

Raspas con Raza presented by CAB

Come cool down with a South Texas Favorite while celebrating Raza heritage

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

SAC Mall


Altar-Making 101 presented by Somos Chicanx

1 – 3 p.m.

CAC 100 (MAS Center)


Monday, Oct. 8

Indigenous People’s Day

A celebration of the indigenous roots of the Americas

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

SAC Mall


Wednesday, Oct. 10

Painting with a Cultural Twist

Infuse your painting with Raza spirit

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

LSC Craft Room


Wednesday, Oct. 17

Platica with David Cortez presented by SACMEN

The owner of the famous Mi Tierra restaurant will share his knowledge and experience

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

NAHC 218