Whitmer declares September as Hispanic Heritage Month


September 16, 2021

"Michigan's Hispanic and Latino residents are an essential part of our state's cultural and economic fabric," Whitmer said in a statement. "I am proud to proclaim September as Hispanic Heritage month and celebrate alongside a community filled with rich tradition as we continue to ensure that Michigan is a welcoming and inclusive place for all."

The month of September recognizes and celebrates the contributions of Hispanic and Latinos in Michigan and the United States. Michigan's Hispanic and Latino population has grown from 2010 to 2020, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. According to the...

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