RELEASE: Gov. Whitmer Signs Proclamation Marking Hispanic Heritage Month

LANSING, MICH. – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a proclamation declaring September 15 – October 15, 2019 as Hispanic Heritage Month.

“I am proud to be a part of such a diverse state where we celebrate the heritage of communities across Michigan,” said Whitmer. “During this month I hope we all take the time to recognize the incredible impact the Hispanic community has had on our state and nation.”

Michigan includes a large concentration of residents of Spanish and Latin American decent who contribute to the economy and culture that makes Michigan a great place to live. During this month, the Hispanic American community will celebrate through a series of special events featuring Hispanic history, food, dance, and art celebrating the rich tradition and many contributions made to the state of Michigan.

To view the full proclamation click the link below:

Hispanic Heritage Month.pdf

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