Contact: Debra Dennis214-378-1851;
For immediate release — Sept. 20, 2018
(DALLAS) — In 2018, Hispanic Heritage Month coincides with the 50th anniversary of the presidential proclamation honoring Latino culture, history and contributions. Hispanic Heritage Month started as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson. The observance later was expanded by President Ronald Reagan to cover a 30-day period that starts on Sept. 15 and ends on Oct. 16.
Lectures, music and documentaries are some of the events scheduled during the Dallas County Community College District’s celebration. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Brookhaven College is located at 3939 Valley View Lane in Farmers Branch.
Eastfield College is located at 3737 Motley Drive in Mesquite. For more information, contact
El Centro College is located at 801 Main St. in downtown Dallas. For additional information, email
Mountain View College is located 4849 W. Illinois Ave. in Dallas. For more information, contact
North Lake College is located at 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Irving. For more information, contact
Richland College is located at 12800 Abrams Road in Dallas. For more information, contact
For general information, contact Debra Dennis in DCCCD’s office of media relations at
firstname.lastname@example.org or at 214-378-1851.
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