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
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