Celebrate Hispanic Heritage! | Periscope
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage September 15-October 15 each year!
Approximately 1 in 8 people in the United States is Hispanic American. That's over 32 million people! In South Carolina there are more than 95,000 people of Hispanic descent.
Hispanic Heritage Week was created in 1968 to celebrate the growing contributions of Hispanic Americans to our nation. It became Hispanic Heritage Month in 1988 and continues to be supported by the president every year.