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Copley Library Diversity and Inclusion Resources: Hispanic & Latin*

This guide provides the USD community with resources and information to support institutional and personal learning about diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility topics. It is a living document and will be updated on an ongoing basis.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is observed nationwide from September 15 through October 15. Copley Library is excited to educate and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by sharing resources that can be found at Copley Library and educational websites. 


USD Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Resources

Cano, M., Perez Portillo, A. G., Figuereo, V., Rahman, A., Reyes-Martínez, J., Rosales, R., Cano, M. Á., Salas-Wright, C. P., & Takeuchi, D. T. (2021). Experiences of ethnic discrimination among US Hispanics: Intersections of language, heritage, and discrimination setting. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 84, 233–250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2021.08.006

The below podcasts  about Latinx Intersectionality were compiled by this website: https://teachforamerica.box.com/s/neiu3qrykhg0gm1xtsk589nwoexpj8tm

Descriptions copied from podcast & episode synopsis.

Latin Lowriders Car Club: https://digital.sandiego.edu/lowriders-latinlowriders/

La Tierra Mia: Chicano Park Murals Documentation Project, Vol. 1, 2013: https://digital.sandiego.edu/ethn-books/2/

Chicano Park 2015 Murals Documentation Project: Guide To The Murals of Chicano Park: https://digital.sandiego.edu/ethn-books/1/

Fostering acceptance and visibility within Latinx student organizations for LGBTQ+ Latinx-identifying students: https://digital.sandiego.edu/soles-mahel-action/87/

Full of Pride: Improving Latino Engagement and Retention in USD's LGBT+ Community: https://digital.sandiego.edu/soles-mahel-action/41/

Microaggressions in Relation to Latinidad and Latinx Identities: https://digital.sandiego.edu/osp-researchweek/2018/ccurc/27/

Para la Comunidad: Centralizing Latinx Scholars at an Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution: https://digital.sandiego.edu/soles-mahel-action/72/

Leadership for Social Change: Learning from Latina/Chicana Activist Educators: https://digital.sandiego.edu/dissertations/830/

Conocimiento in Community College Leadership: How Latina/Chicana Administrators Reclaim Agency in Contested Terrain Along the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands: https://digital.sandiego.edu/dissertations/181/

Dreaming Qontigo: Imagining Possibilities: https://digital.sandiego.edu/solesmalscap/40/

First-Gen Mental Health: The Experiences of First-Generation Graduate Students at the University of San Diego: https://digital.sandiego.edu/soles-mahel-action/63/

Parental Support of Latinos in Higher Education: https://digital.sandiego.edu/dissertations/828/

First Generation College Parents: Bridging the Gap Between the American Higher Education System and Latino Families: https://digital.sandiego.edu/solesmalscap/38/

Latina First Year Experience: Factors that Contribute to Persistence from the First to the Second Year in Higher Education: https://digital.sandiego.edu/dissertations/801/

National Archives News: Hispanic Heritage Month: www.archives.gov/news/topics/hispanic-heritage-month 

Library of Congress: Hispanic Reading Room: www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/

The Center SD: Latin@ Services: thecentersd.org/latin-services/

National Hispanic Heritage Month: https://www.hispanicheritagemonth.gov/

Translatin@ Coalition: The Voice of TransLatinos: www.translatinacoalition.org/about-tlc

Seven San Diego Hispanic Heritage Experiences: https://www.sandiego.org/articles/arts-culture/san-diego-hispanic-heritage-experiences.aspx

San Diego Public Library: Celebrando Latinx Heritage Month: https://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/latinx-heritage-month