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The El Paso Community College Hispanic Heritage Committee will host a series of events for the 20th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. 

This year’s theme is “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope.”

The virtual kick-off for the monthlong celebration will be at noon Sept. 23. It will be followed by the Annual Virtual Mentor’s Recognition at noon Oct. 14, where the college will honor influential members of the community. The winners for the 7th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Scholarship will be announced.  

This year’s celebration will include an online Read-In inviting the public and students to read a poem or short story about this year’s theme. The read-in is from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 6.

A Virtual Art Exhibit will be held Sept. 23 to Oct. 14. EPCC students, staff and the public can submit their artwork at go.epcc.edu/HHM-ArtSubmForm. The deadline for artwork entries is Sept. 18. 

For links to the events on YouTube, visit epcc.edu/Services/Diversity.

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