September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic American Heritage Month. This is a month celebrated nationwide to honor the history, culture, and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. Set aside some time this month to learn from and about this community.

Learn about History

Watch the 6-part documentary series Latino Americans from PBS to learn about the history of Latinos over the last 500 years.

Read Christian Authors

Abuelita Faith
by Kat Armas
Combining personal storytelling with biblical reflection, Cuban American writer Kat Armas tells the story of unnamed and overlooked theologians – mothers, grandmothers, sisters, and daughters – whose sacred wisdom teaches us something unique about spirituality and God.

The Deeply Formed Life
by Rich Villodas
Pastor Rich Villodas, a New Yorker of Puerto Rican descent, shares five key values to help us become deeply formed disciples of Christ.

Learn about Local History

Find out how the Beacon Hill School building became the home for El Centro de la Raza

As an organization grounded in the Latino community of Washington State, it is the mission of El Centro de la Raza (The Center for People of All Races) to build the Beloved Community through unifying all racial and economic sectors; to organize, empower, and defend the basic human rights of our most vulnerable and marginalized populations; and to bring critical consciousness, justice, dignity, and equity to all the peoples of the world.