Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 Events

Latina/o/x Welcome Back Reception
Wednesday, Sept. 16 | 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Featuring a performance by poet Alondra Alvizo and resource fair with Latina/o/x student, faculty and staff groups. Hosted by the Latinx Faculty and Staff Association.
Zoom details
Meeting ID: 948 4470 2234
Passcode: 293067
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Note: Must have a Wayne.edu Zoom account to join.

Trivia Night
Thursday, Sept. 17 | 7 p.m.
Are you smarter than a college student? Join the Latinx Student Association for trivia. 
Email Latinx@wayne.edu for RSVP and Zoom details.

Lecture "CHASS Clinic – Federally Qualified Health Centers"
Friday, Sept. 18 | 4 to 5 p.m.
Featuring Felix M. Valbuena, Jr., M.D., FAAFP. Part of the WSU Latino Medical Student Association 2020 Speaker Series.
Email angelina.palacios@med.wayne.edu for RSVP and Zoom details.

Discussion "Latino/a/x, Chicano/a/x and Hispanic; What's the difference?"
Wednesday, Sept. 23 | 6 p.m.
Hosted by the Latinx Student Association.
Email Latinx@wayne.edu for RSVP and Zoom details.

Lecture "An orientation to Southwest Detroit's Latino history and some considerations regarding health"
Thursday, Sept. 24 | 4 to 5 p.m.
Featuring Osvaldo Rivera, MSW. Part of the WSU Latino Medical Student Association 2020 Speaker Series.
Email angelina.palacios@med.wayne.edu for RSVP and Zoom details.

Virtual Dance Party
Thursday, Sept. 24 | 7 to 9 p.m.
Dance to salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia, reggaeton and more…turning your video on is optional, but encouraged. Hosted by the Latinx Faculty and Staff Association. 
Zoom details
Meeting ID: 939 9182 8863
Passcode: 252481
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Lecture "The Intersection of Immigration Status and LGBTQ+"
Friday, Sept. 25 | 12 to 1 p.m.
Featuring Adonis Flores, immigrants rights organizer and former WSU student. Hosted by the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement (OMSE).
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Discussion "Racism in the food industry"
Tuesday, Sept. 29 | 7 p.m.
Hosted by the Latinx Student Association.
Email Latinx@wayne.edu for RSVP and Zoom details.

Open Mic Faith Night
Wednesday, Sept. 30 5 to 6 p.m.
Guided discussion with testimonials. Participants are invited to talk about their faith and cultural backgrounds. Hosted by Destino (a faith-based Latina/o/x student organization). 
Email Josue Flores at ga4294@wayne.edu for RSVP and Zoom details.

Film Screening "Knock Down the House"
Thursday, Oct. 1 | 6 to 8 p.m.
Join us for a screening and discussion of this 2019 Netflix film, which follows Nuyorican Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and three other working class women as they run for Congress, overcoming adversity to battle powerful political machines in very different American landscapes. Hosted by the Latinx Faculty and Staff Association.
Zoom details
Meeting ID: 986 2470 0847
Passcode: 391790
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Latina/o/x Faculty Panel
Wednesday, Oct. 7 | 4 to 5 p.m.
WSU faculty members will open up about their life experiences and journey to academia. Hosted by the Latinx Faculty and Staff Association.
Zoom details
Meeting ID: 946 6470 6653
Passcode: 053542
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Community Show & Tell
Thursday, Oct. 8 | 7 p.m.
Are you great at art? Music? Singing? Want to show off your pets? Great writer? Unique talents? Join us for a community show and tell! Hosted by the Latinx Student Association.
Email Latinx@wayne.edu for RSVP and Zoom details.

Lecture "Politics and Identity: Latinx in Michigan"
Friday, Oct. 9 | 4 to 5 p.m.
Featuring Alicia Diaz, J.D. Part of the WSU Latino Medical Student Association 2020 Speaker Series.
Email angelina.palacios@med.wayne.edu for RSVP and Zoom details.

Trivia Night
Tuesday, Oct. 13 | 6 to 8 p.m.
Test your knowledge, have some fun, and maybe win a prize! Hosted by the Latinx Faculty and Staff Association.
Zoom details
Meeting ID: 914 3555 8626
Passcode: 833175
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Lecture "Understanding Immigrant Rights"
Thursday, Oct. 15 | 4 to 5 p.m.
Featuring Migladys Bermudez, J.D., Staff Attorney at Justice for our Neighbors. Part of the WSU Latino Medical Student Association 2020 Speaker Series.
Email angelina.palacios@med.wayne.edu for RSVP and Zoom details.

Discussion "What does it mean to be LatinX and what does it mean to you? A discussion on identity and belonging." 
Thursday, Oct. 15 | 7 p.m.
Hosted by the Latinx Student Association.
Email Latinx@wayne.edu for RSVP and Zoom details.

Other events (non-WSU affiliated)

Second Medical Spanish Summit
Saturday, Oct. 10 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hosted by the Medical Organization for Latino Advancement (WSU medical students serve on planning committee).
Details and registration here. Free for students.