WATERBURY, CT (WFSB) - Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off on Wednesday.
To commemorate it, Gov. Ned Lamont, state agency commissioners and lawmakers scheduled an event at Mojo Nuevo Latino Cuisine in Waterbury.
Hispanic Heritage Month is nationally celebrated from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15.
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.
More information can be found on its website here.