LHC 2022 Events

LATINX HERITAGE CELEBRATION

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SEPTEMBER


September 21

Taste of Diversity

12 - 3 p.m.

Student Center, Oak Room.
Taylorsville Redwood Campus.

Taste of Diversity is an annual cultural celebration event that has been taking place since 2018. Each year students from the multicultural club Global Connections and Kurdish Student Leadership select a culture represented in their membership and this year they are showcasing “Sabores de Latinoamerica” (Flavors of Latin America). Please join us as we showcase flavors from Mexico, Dominican Republic, and Perú! There will also be a short dance workshop and performances!


September 22

On the Menu: Highlighting UndocuNarratives

5:30 - 7 p.m.
West Valley Center.

We’ll be highlighting various Latin countries that celebrate their independence days in September. In addition, the Mexican Consulate will be joining us to share how they celebrate their Independence Day in Utah, what services they provide and how they support other Latin communities in the area.


September 29

Grupo Folklórico Nonatzin: El Camino a Nuestras Raíces

6 - 7:30 p.m.

Student Center, Student Event Center.
Taylorsville Redwood Campus.

Grupo Folklorico Nonatzin is passionate about Mexican cultural traditions. The group was created in 2016 and since has performed all throughout the Salt Lake Valley. During Latinx Heritage Celebration Month 2022, their performance titled “El Camino a Nuestras Raices,” includes bailes folkloricos (folk dances) from Veracruz, Jalisco, Oaxaca, and Guerrero! We welcome everyone to come and enjoy a little bit of beautiful Mexican culture through food and dance!


OCTOBER


October 4

Business Etiquette en Español: Workshops for Student Success

12 - 2 p.m.

Business Building, 1st Floor Lounge
Taylorsville Redwood Campus.

Faculty in the Business Department at SLCC will be hosting two workshops on Spanish greetings to use with customers and on vowel and common consonant sounds in the Spanish language. Additionally, there will be posters of Latin America with information about the Latinx population, Latinx countries, and their flags. 


October 12

Music & Movement from Latin America with Jocelyn Fonua

6 - 8 p.m.

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Taylorsville Redwood Campus.

Jocelyn Fonua has been a dance fitness instructor of 15 years and her greatest joys are to teach and to see her students express themselves freely through dance. Join her for some high energy movement in Latin, Caribbean, Polynesian and other beloved world rhythms. You will leave with a great sweat and a content soul!


October 14

Kite Making: Soaring to New Heights

12 - 2 p.m.

Student Center, Student Event Center.
Taylorsville Redwood Campus.

Reserve a Kite Kit

As you navigate life, including college at SLCC, this event will serve as a reminder that you CAN and WILL rise above any obstacle and barrier that stand between you and your dreams! Kite flying is significant and popular in many countries in Latin America; please join us as we'll be decorating, building, and flying kites as a symbol of overcoming, rising above, and accomplishing goals!