Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Events in Kane County

Kane County Connects Staff 9/12/2022 2:00PM

According to the 2021 U.S. Census, 32.7% of Kane County’s more than 515,000 residents identify as Hispanic or Latino.

The Hispanic population in the U.S. is 62.6 million, making people of Hispanic origin the largest racial or ethnic minority in the nation.

As of 2021, there are 13 state with a Hispanic population of more than a million including Illinois. The other states include; Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington. Source: U.S. Census

Below is a list and links to resources and places in Kane County marking Hispanic Heritage Month with events.

Gail Borden Library in Elgin

Aurora Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board

Elgin Community College

Waubonsee Community College

Dundee Library

Marcus Elgin Cinema/ Popular Movies in Spanish or with Spanish Subtitles

Elgin Hispanic Network https://www.elginhispanicnetwork.org/events

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs https://www2.illinois.gov/veterans/features/Pages/National-Hispanic-Heritage-Month---Mes-Nacional-de-la-Herencia-Hispana.aspx

North Aurora Messenger Library https://northaurora.evanced.info/signup/calendar