LatinoLink Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Posted on September 16, 1999LatinoLink, an online destination for the Latino community, has announced the launch of a special content section for Hispanic Heritage Month. Building on the theme "Celebrating our Diversity," the section features articles and essays that promote unity and a sense of community among the various cultures that comprise the Hispanic and Latino people. Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15.
"Latinos are poised to become a dominant force in the new millennium," said Lavonne Luquis, president and co-founder of LatinoLink. "The Hispanic Heritage Month section gives us an opportunity to highlight our history, current accomplishments and vision for the future."
Hispanic/Latino history is highlighted in three main areas: "Our Indigenous Roots," "Our African Roots," and "Our European Roots." Other content includes a national calendar of Hispanic Heritage Month events, additional stories and essays and a daily trivia contest with prizes.