(Albuquerque, NM) – Lt. Governor Howie Morales today joined the virtual kick-off of New Mexico’s Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 celebrations in Albuquerque, which runs from September 15 through October 15.  Morales delivered a video message as part of the live Facebook event in support of the goals of recognizing, honoring and providing education about the many contributions Hispanics have made to our community and the nation.   More than 50 organizations make up the Hispanic Heritage Committee that organized the month-long events.

LINK TO Lt. Gov. MORALES’ VIDEO MESSAGE: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1K8n50C177O-Xam6zhKTfeRmq5do7zHix/view?usp=drivesdk

“I am proud to join in starting Hispanic Heritage Month honoring the many contributions made by the Hispanic and Latino community to New Mexico and to the nation. We are committed to ensuring that Hispanic New Mexicans will have the opportunities to realize their dreams of a better life. The key to those dreams, of course, is education.  We are making it a real priority today in our state.  I am grateful for the leadership of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham for the people of New Mexico,” Lt. Gov. Morales said.

For more information, visit: www.nmhhc.com