Fun Fact: 5 languages are spoken in Spain: Aranese, Basque, Catalan, Galician and Castilian.
Traditional Spanish is referred to as Castilian in Spain.
Your Traditions in Your Community
The mission of the DuPage Hispanic Alliance is to collaborate with the Latino community and share the rich culture with all residents of the DuPage county, Illinois through authentic events, activities, and cultural initiatives that educate and inspire everyone. In doing so, we hope to elevate others through leadership opportunities, civic involvement and philanthropy.
Join the DHA Family
No membership fee to join!
- Social / Civic Engagement Committee – (Nancy Juarez chair) – meets 1st Thursday of every month at Taco Madre
- Youth Committee – (Sofia Garcia chair) – meets 2nd Wednesday of every month at Nichols Library
- Event Committee – (Maria Rodriguez chair) – meets 3rd Thursday of every month at Taco Dale (Bolingbrook)
For more information on DHA or to setup a private consultation, please click this button to contact us.
Riverwalk Fine Art Fair
September 16 – 17
Stop by to participate in fun Latino-inspired children’s arts and crafts sponsored by the Arts DuPage, Pura Vida Talk and the DuPage Hispanic Alliance. Attendees will also get a chance to preview a new coloring book, “Hispanic Adventures” and the opportunity to meet Alebrije artist Contreras. This Spanish and English coloring and activity book brings Hispanic culture through its vibrant colors! A wide variety of landmarks, and biodiversity will be explored throughout 70 pages of coloring adventure.
Naperville Public Library
September 15 – October 15
- “Hispanic Adventures” coloring contest at all Naperville Public Libraries
- Alebrije by Xicantl at 95th Street Library
- Pat Nunez Art at 95th Street Library
- Buen Provecho story time
- Day of the Dead activities
- Bi-lingual story time at Nichols Public Library at 11am followed by paper follower making craft.
October 28 – November 2
- Ofrenda at Nichols Public Library
Fox Valley Mall
September 18 – October 28
Come see the Alebrijes at Fox Valley Mall. They are on the first floor by Round 1