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Hispanic Heritage Month

“Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past and Embrace the Future”

Join AACC in celebrating the history, culture and traditions that define the Hispanic community and its future as a group. Let's take this month as an opportunity to reflect on Hispanic Americans' service and contributions to the history of our nation. Customs and traditions always will be part of the Hispanic population. AACC has provided access to informative videos, history, cooking, movies and more for September and October.


2020 Schedule of Events


Let's Cook Latin Virtually

Explore the art and joy of cooking Hispanic food with the Anne Arundel County Public Library.  Learn more about this event. Make sure you have Kanopy for this event. 7 p.m.


Flavor Profile with David Ludwig

What brings all cultures together? Food! Taco Tuesdays does not even begin to explain the impact Hispanic heritage and culture has on the culinary world. From enchiladas and tres leche cake to horchata and margaritas, the Hispanic culture has not only touched our palettes but their food has touched our soul! AACC has an amazing Hotel and Culinary Arts program that offers previews to the work their students do on campus many times throughout the year. We will not be able to experience it face-to-face, so we thought we would bring it to you! Join Chef Ludwig as he prepares some of our favorites! Enter your creations into our competition to win a prize. Contest closes on Oct. 1.

First-year students access RSVP information by requesting access to our Private First Year Experience Canvas Group at  For information, email Shelby Brown at


"Here and There" Movie

Enjoy a family movie night with Anne Arundel County Public Library.  Learn more about this event. Make sure you have Kanopy for this event. 7 p.m.


How to Make Almojábanas

Free Facebook Live Event by Chef Dora Franceschi.  Learn more about this event. 2 p.m.


Closing Event

Enjoy a virtual party event with music. Email Sam Cordero-Puchales, Ed.S., at for link to Zoom. Noon


SEPT. 15 - OCT. 15

Additional Activities

Voices of Hispanic Culture: We are Here Together

Students, faculty, staff and community members share something from the Hispanic culture from past experiences that they embrace in the future. Check out their experiences.

"A Tale of Two Kitchens"

A wonderful Netflix short documentary of how a Mexican city restaurant owner opens a sister eatery, Cala, in San Francisco with similar menu and culture. Enjoy the film! Note: If you do not have a Netflix account, you can open a free trial account and enjoy this documentary.

Bilingual Family Story Time

A funny and interactive way to learn Spanish for family and children. Enjoy the video!

Virtual Art Exhibit with Gabriela Iturbide

Explore the art of Gabriela Iturbide. Enjoy the exhibit!

"Take Care of Annapolis"

An awareness video and survey about COVID-19 and the Hispanic community in Annapolis. Check out the video (closed captioning available). Learn how to use the COVID-19 tracking tool (closed captioning available).

"History of Tango"

Learn the African roots of Tango and enjoy a demonstration! Enjoy the Tango demonstration. Learn about the history of Tango.

La Bomba

A dance performance of Bomba y Plena. Enjoy the video!

Spain and its Dialects

Learn about the culture and language of Spain. Enjoy the video!

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