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Fitchburg State University will welcome award-winning journalist and entrepreneur Maria Hinojosa to close its celebration of Latinx/a/o Heritage Month at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15.
Hinojosa will present “At the Root of Things: Breaking the Invisibility of Latinos/as/xs in Our Society” at the main lounge in Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St. The university choir will also perform at the event, which can be joined online at https://meet.google.com/eoc-iozr-ids or livestreamed at https://stream.meet.google.com/stream/7f327349-4df8-45ec-9dbf-e498861cbf37.
To join by phone, dial(US) +1 720-500-4707 and enter PIN: 291 855 943#
The event is free and open to the public, but face masks are required inside campus buildings and guests will be asked to attest to being free of COVID symptoms.
Hinojosa is the anchor and executive producer of Latino USA on National Public Radio, and the founder, president and CEO of Futuro Media Group. Maria Hinojosa's appearance is made possible in part through the generous support of the Newman Center Trust.
The university’s observance of Latinx/a/o Heritage Month includes a series of events and programs organized around the theme “Be proud of your past, Embrace the future.”
Learn more about the month’s programming at https://www.fitchburgstate.edu/student-support/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/center-diversity-and-inclusiveness/latinxao-heritage-month.