Latina/o/x Heritage Events
Join us for Latina/o/x Heritage Celebration

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We celebrate Latina/o/x Heritage Month to recognize the achievements and contributions of Latina/o/x Americans who have inspired others to achieve success. Join LBCC in celebrating the Latina/o/x culture through a series of wonderful events all throughout the month of September and October. All virtual events will either be hosted through Zoom or presented through our official Long Beach City College YouTube channel.

PLEASE NOTE: Some event days and times may be subject to change.

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  • Participants may earn flex credit for the length of each event, with a total of 6 hours maximum for multiple events.
  • Presenters may earn flex credit for double the length of each event, with a total of 6 hours maximum.

Latina/o/x Heritage Month Kickoff

Date/Time: Thursday, September 21, 2023, 12:00PM – 2:00PM
Location: LAC, A Quad (South of A)

Join us for food, music, student performers, and a special 1-hour concert by a Queen of Tex Mex, Selena impersonator to kick off Latinx Heritage Month! Bring your dancing shoes and sunscreen.

Film Screening of “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”

Date/Time: Thursday, September 21, 2023, 6:30PM – 9:00PM
Location: LAC, E Building, Nordic Lounge

Come to a free film screening of “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” and enjoy some free pizza, popcorn, and drinks!

Beyond the Box

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 1:00PM – 2:30PM
Location: Join Zoom Online

What’s in your identity “Box”? Join us for a conversation on how race, ethnicity and class intersect in the work of Dr. Randol Contreras. As an Afro-Latino, he becomes the subject and object of his own work, in a space where both Mexicans and African Americans attempt to understand his Latino Blackness.

Latina/o/x Karaoke Night

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 5:00PM – 7:30PM
Location: LAC, E Building Lower Level, SJIC

Join us in the Social Justice Intercultural Center (SJIC) for a fun night of Karaoke, laughter, and good vibes to celebrate Latina/o/x Heritage Month.

Latina/o/x Game Night

Date/Time: Thursday, September 28, 2023, 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Location: LAC, E Building, Nordic Lounge

Join us and Drag Queen Cerulean Blue Royal as we play “Yo Sabo” to put our bilingual skills to the test, answer Latinx trivia, and win challenges on the Chancla cards!

Keeping it 100

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Location: LAC, T-1200

To “Keep It 100″ means to keep it as real as possible, and that is exactly what this panel will be doing. A panel of successful Latino/a/x professionals will be sharing their success stories, how to overcome obstacles, and offer useful tips on navigating spaces that may not have been designed for Latino/a/x people.

Pa’lante Con DESTINO

Date/Time: Thursday, October 5, 2023, 12:00PM – 2:00PM
Location: LAC, D-135

Join us for an open house for all STEM majors. Connect with STEM clubs, campus resources, and meet the DESTINO team.

Sip n’ Paint

Date/Time: Thursday, October 5, 2023, 3:00PM – 5:00PM
Location: LAC, P Courtyard

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month through art & conversation.

(All spaces have been reserved)

Film Club invites you to film screenings of:

Monday, Oct 9 @ 6pm: Alfonso Caurón’s Y tu mamá también (2001)
Tuesday, Oct. 10 @ 11am: Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

Both film screenings will be held at LAC-M129.

Meet Your Village and Learn Some Moves

Date/Time: Thursday, October 12, 2023, 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Location: LAC, E-09L, Lower Level of E Building (FYE)

Meet Latinx identifying students, staff, faculty, and administrators at LBCC while “L@s T@xicos de la Cumbia” teach us some moves.

Evening of Latina/o/x Poetry

Date/Time: Thursday, October 12, 2023, 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Location: LAC, M-129

Join us for an evening of Latina/o/x poetry featuring recently published author, Donato Martinez.

If you require Sign language interpreting services or Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services , please contact the event contact person and Stephanie Bonales at least 72 hours prior to the event at (562) 938-4918 or

If you require Sign language interpreting services, please contact the event contact person and Rebecca Lucas at at least 5 business days prior to the event.

If you require Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, please contact the event contact person and Jaymee Hunt at at least 5 business days prior to the event. *Please note requests are based on provider availability*