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Most Recent City Proclamation

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 - October 15, 2019

August 26, 2019

Whereas: The City of Roseville recognizes and honors contributions of all members of our community; and

Whereas: September 15 is the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua; and Mexico achieved independence on September 16; and Chile achieved independence on September 18; and

Whereas: In 1988 the United States Congress adopted a resolution designating September 15 to October 15 of each year as National Hispanic Heritage Month; and

Whereas: Hispanic Americans bring a rich cultural heritage representing many countries, ethnicities and religious traditions which contribute to America’s future; and

Whereas: The Hispanic community has had a profound influence on our country through their strong commitment to family, faith, hard work, and services, and they have enhanced and shaped our national heritage with centuries old traditions that reflect the multiethnic and multicultural customs of their community; and

Whereas: During National Hispanic Heritage Month, the United States celebrates the culture and traditions of Spanish speaking residents who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean; and

Whereas: The City of Roseville invites all members of the community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by joining in the celebration “Hispanic Americans: A History of Serving Our Nation” at Central Park on October 5, 2019 to gather together for food and music.

Now, Therefore Be It Resolved, that the City Council hereby proclaim September 15 to October 15, 2019 to be Hispanic Heritage Month in the City of Roseville, County of Ramsey, State of Minnesota, U.S.A

2019 City Proclamations

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month
Black History Month
Days of Remembrance
Fair Housing Month
Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Mental Health Awareness Month
Older Adults Month
Police Officers' Memorial Day and National Police Week
LGBTQQIA+ Pride Week
Americans with Disabilities Anniversary Observance
Parks & Recreation Month
Constitution Week
Hispanic Heritage Month