With its roots in ate ‘60s California at the height of the Civil Rights movement, Hispanic Heritage month commemorates the independence of several Latin American nations from Spain and now runs from September 15th through October 15th. There are few, if any, aspects of American culture and history that are untouched by the valuable contributions of Hispanic Americans and a great way to honor these contributions and communities is through education.
Hispanicheritagemonth.gov provides insightful articles and highlights events for all audiences-from family-friendly festivals to professional panel discussions.We also encourage you to add books by Latinx authors to your reading list. Or, if you’d prefer to listen to your learnings, check out a podcast with a Latinx host or guest.What was something you learned about Hispanic history and culture in America?
September 21 – World Gratitude Day
Not only is a personal gratitude practice known to uplift moods, increase productivity, ease relaxation, and strengthen personal connects, but it can improve company culture and help your employees feel more valued and appreciated. Bring gratitude into your workplace by expressing appreciation for a coworker, client, or vendor. Start meetings by sharing a “gratitude moment”, and empower employees to give back in their communities or circles of influence. What–or who– are you grateful for?