Heritage and Awareness Months

National Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month was observed September 15 to October 15. During this time we celebrated the histories, cultures and contributions of those with roots from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

In celebration of Hispanic-Latino Heritage, the DVC Pleasant Hill campus hosted various free events and resources:

 Hispanic-Latino Heritage

 Fall 2017 Activities:


  • LGBTQ+ History Month is an annual recognition and celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans+, and Queer communities, history and contemporary movements. 
  • Disability Awareness Month held annually to increase disability awareness, cultivate deeper understanding and foster inclusion.


  • Native and Indigenous Heritage Month is acknowledged nationally and celebrates Native and Indigenous culture, as well as increases understanding and awareness of Native and Indigenous communities.