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Latinx Heritage Month (LHM) Calendar of Events

Join us in commemorating Latinx Heritage Month (LHM). Check out the events below and take part in this year's theme: "Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation".

September 9 through September 22 | The Good Boss (El Buen Patrón) Movie Showing


Academy Award Winner Javier Bardem stars as Blanco, proprietor of Básculas Blanco, a Spanish company producing industrial scales in a provincial Spanish town, which awaits the imminent visit from a committee that will decide if they merit a local Business Excellence award: everything has to be perfect when the time comes. Working against the clock, Blanco pulls out all the stops to address and resolve issues with his employees, crossing every imaginable line in the process.

Tickets: $12 Regular / $10 Students & Seniors / $9 Members

Location: Digital Gym CINEMA - 1100 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit

September 16 | Vamos a la Playa

Bringing together primarily new students together so that they might be able to learn more about the values and community that MEChA de UCSD provides for students throughout the school year. In addition to being acquainted with board members and connecting to each other through our events.

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location: La Jolla Shores

For more information, contact Julieta Chacon Suarez at

September 16 | CLS Latinx Heritage Month 2022 Spotlight Series

Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month 2022 with us by recognizing powerful people in our UC San Diego Latinx community! Weekly Instagram postings on on view @ucsd.iah!

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:59 a.m.

Location: on Instagram @ucsd.iah

For more information, contact Robert Castro at

September 16 through September 22 | Dos Estaciones Movie Showing


In the bucolic hills of Mexico’s Jalisco highlands, iron-willed businesswoman Maria Garcia fights the impending collapse of her tequila factory. She hires Rafaela, a new factory administrator, who brings her hope in her time of crisis. Starring Teresa Sánchez and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo.

Tickets: $12 Regular / $10 Students & Seniors / $9 Members

Location: Digital Gym CINEMA - 1100 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101

For more information, please visit 

September 22 | Latinx Graduate Student Mixer

The Raza Resource Centro and Grad Life Intern are co-hosting a mixer Latinx Graduate Students.

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Dirty Birds - Price Center

For more information, contact Omar Padilla at

September 23 | MEChA de UCSD Welcome Week

MEChA de UCSD will be hosting a week long event to welcome our Latinx undergraduates.

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Library Walk

For more information, contact Jose Alpizar at

September 29 | Científicos como Nosotros

Opportunity for underrepresented students in the Latino community to learn about Latino Scientists in the physical sciences. Various posters will be made about said scientists and their contributions.

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: NSB Atrium

For more information, contact Jonathan Galicia at

September 29 | RRC - Drag Loteria


The Raza Resource Centro will be hosting the second annual Drag Loteria program. This event will be MC'd by two local Drag performers and will include rounds of loteria games and performances.

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Mathews Quad

For more information, contact Omar Padilla at

October 1 | Padres Hispanic Heritage Celebration - SOLD OUT

Join us at this Hispanic Heritage Celebration themed night at Petco Park for a Padres game. We have limited tickets, but great seats and a themed hat is included with your ticket. This event is open to staff and alumni.

Time: 5:40 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Tickets: SOLD OUT

Location: Petco Park

For more information, contact Roberta Camarena from CLAC at or contact Nydia Dominguez from CLSA at

October 3 | Seeing Myself: Mexican Representation in Mirror Making

Join us for an opportunity to take a deeper look into the Mexican representation of mirror making and enjoy a some Mexican candies and snacks!

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Voice Courtyard

For more information, contact Alicia Miller at

October 5 | Diversity in Medicine Lecture


We are thrilled to launch Hispanic Heritage Month and Diversity Month with the Fall Quarter 2022 Diversity in Medicine Lecture. Please join us in warmly welcoming back Dr. Sandra Daley (UCSD MD 1975), Professor of Pediatrics Emeritus, Assistant Dean Emeritus of Diversity and Community Partnerships, Former Associate Chancellor - Chief Diversity Officer, founder of our Hispanic Center of Excellence, PI of the San Diego EXPORT Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, PI of the Health Careers Opportunity Program. Heavy appetizers will be served at the MET quad from 5-6 pm, followed by her lecture on “Power” at the MET Upper Auditorium from 6-7pm. We invited the House of Panama singers/dancers to perform (pending), and are serving Cuban (at her request) and Latin American food.

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Location: Medical Education and Telemedicine Building - Ong Family Upper Auditorium

For more information, contact Dr. Maria Rosario (Happy) Araneta at

October 6 | Muir College Movie Night: Encanto


Join Muir College for a special showing of Encanto. Free snacks will be provided.

Time: 6:30 p.m.


Location: Muir Lawn

For more information, contact Mario Garibay at

October 6 | ERC Women in Film Series: Selena

Please join us in celebrating stories about or by diverse women.

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: ERC Green

For more information, contact Sarah Gallenberg at

October 7 | Tell Me A Story

As a part of UC San Diego’s Latinx Heritage Month, Revelle College is producing a curated afternoon of personal expressions focused on Heritage and Hope: “Tell Me a Story: Cultura y Esperanza.” The program will feature the voices of poet Carlos Andrés Gómez, students, and faculty. Contributors share about piece(s) of their Latinx heritage, how it gives them hope or what they hope for.

We are putting out an open call for submissions of those wishing to tell a story. Format and length can vary. Examples may include poems, anecdotes, descriptions of images, or full narratives, and can range from less than one minute to five minutes. Entries do not need to be fully composed but should convey basic details and overall theme/message of the Story.

Please fill out this form by Thursday 9/29/2022 by midnight: bCVj3jBoVVUibBCw5

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Revelle Anchor

For more information, contact Claudia Pena at

October 7 | Chicanx Latinx Staff Association Mentor Applications

The CLSA mentorship program hopes to facilitate and support the mentorship efforts already in place for Latinx staff and students. If you are interested in participating in the 2022-2023 CLSA Mentorship program, please complete this application form to tell us a little bit about yourself and your availability (*recommended 1 hr monthly meetings and biweekly check in via text or email). This will help us gauge how many students we can invite to participate in the mentorship program.

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


For more information, contact Claudia Pena at

October 7 | Fémina

Lyrically poignant with hip-hop and Latin folk major influences, Fémina is Argentine soul music with a purpose.  The harmony-soaked vocals and electro-folk charisma of the Trucco sisters propels a new project by this acclaimed female powered band and carries messages of equality and empowerment. Hailing from the tiny mountain town of San Martin de los Andes in Argentina, the band’s live shows are often theatrical in nature, and mix a variety of Latin American genres with rap, spoken word and beautiful melodies. A unique and thrilling combo.

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Tickets: Here

Location: Mandeville Auditorium

For more information, contact Jordan Peimer at

October 11 | Latinx Student Organization Fair

The Latinx Student Organization Fair will showcase student groups whose purpose highlights issues, interests, and topics surrounding the Latinx community. This fair will allow students to meet other like minded students, build community, and expose the greater UC San Diego community to various student organizations.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Library Walk

Sign-up your Student Organization or Department through this link to secure your space at the event

Deadline to Register: Monday, October 5 at 11:59 PM PST

*Capacity is limited and tabling spaces will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis*

For more information, contact Kelley Kozlowski at

October 11 | Multicultural Greek Council Latinx Meet & Greet

The Multicultural Greek Council is hosting a student-moderated panel with one representative from each Latinx sorority and fraternity to speak about their cultural Greek experience. This is a platform for meaningful discussion on various perspectives and lived experiences in Latinx sororities and fraternities. There will also be tabling for the second portion of the event, where students will be able to casually explore and interact with members of the Latinx sororities and fraternities.

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Student Center Stage Room

For more information, contact Leilani Ortega at

October 11 | All of You: Living Your Truth

Join Sixth staff and explore how to reclaim your agency and combat imposter syndrome through the magic, music, and storytelling of Disney’s Encanto. Before you say, “We don’t talk about…” these things, tap into your inner oruguita and “just let the walls come down”.

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Kaleidoscope Dogg House, Sixth College

For more information, contact Priscilla Ju at

October 13 & 14 | CLS Latinx Heritage Month STEM Plática Series

Informal and intimate conversations with UC San Diego Latinx STEM Faculty sharing their journey, research and relationship to the Latinx community and experience.

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (both days)

Location: The Latin American Studies Gildred Building Library

For more information, contact Robert Castro at

October 26 | A Chat with Las Cafeteras


Join Hector and Denise of Las Cafeteras for a discussion of the band and their new project Hasta la Muerte which has its world premiere on Thursday at Epstein Amphitheater.

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Eleanor Roosevelt Room

For more information, contact Jordan Peimer at

October 27 | Ballet Folklorico La Joya de Mexico Performance

Ballet Folklorico La Joya de Mexico will be performing dances from several different regions of Mexico.

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Revelle Plaza

For more information, contact Sofia Guerrero at

October 27 | Las Cafeteras: Hasta la Muerte


Hasta La Muerte is an enthralling new production rooted in the indigenous Mexican practice of celebrating Life and Death, universally known as Día de los Muertos. Honoring the ancestors who came before us, Hasta La Muerte is a passionate, multi-dimensional performance filled with Zapateado, dance, song, altares y flores, and featuring original and new music from Las Cafeteras. With traditional altar on stage alongside the mesmerizing beauty of Folklorico choreography, Hasta La Muerte show is a night of transcendent color and sound, a moving invitation to travel through time, rhythm, and memory.

Time: 8 p.m.

Tickets: Here

Location: Epstein Family Amphitheater

For more information, contact Jordan Peimer at

October 28 | Commemoration Event - SOLD OUT


Join us for the Latinx Heritage Month Commemoration event!

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Tickets: SOLD OUT

Location: Price Center West Ballrooms