Hispanic History Month is unusual among declared months, because it begins in the middle of September and goes until the middle of October. There IS a reason: September 15th is Independence Day for five Latin American countries.
Many celebrations are planned for the month, and we invited several guests to talk about advancements in Latino society in the Rogue Valley.
Javier de la Rosa works in admissions at Rogue Community College.
We explore the changes in Latino culture in the Rogue Valley in recent decades.