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What We Do

* During the COVID pandemic, we are meeting virtually via Zoom. *

For more information about the following activities, contact

Weekly Conversation

Every Tuesday @ 12:00pm-1:00pm

All are welcome to join this FREE Spanish conversation group currently via Zoom.


Weekly ESL Classes

Every Wednesday @ 6:00pm

Small group, FREE English classes in Doylestown. All welcome. Contact us for more details.

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Monthly Book Club

The 4th Wednesday of each month @ 7:00pm

Intermediate-advanced Spanish book discussion at local library. All welcome. More details here.

For a complete list of books that we've read, click here.


Monthly Tertulias

The 3rd  Friday each month @ 7:30pm

Tertulias are informal gatherings where we share and discuss Hispanic culture. For SHD members.


Scholarship Program


Since 2012, we have given almost $40,000 back to the community through student scholarship awards for native and non-native Spanish speakers. 

Beginning in 2021, SHD awards scholarships to non-citizen Hispanic students who attend Bucks County Community College and demonstrate a financial need. 

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School Presentations


We offer FREE school presentations (in English or Spanish) on a variety of topics, such as Hispanic Heritage Month and Jobs for Spanish Majors.

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Spanish Film Presentation


Once a year, we present a film in Spanish at the County Theater in Doylestown.

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Group Trips


SHD members enjoy formal and impromptu gatherings together, whether to a restaurant, museum, theater or any other venue that is hosting a Hispanic-related event.

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Noche Latina


This is our annual fundraiser, held in the fall. There's lots of food, music and good company... all for a wonderful cause!


Volunteer Opportunities


We are proud to have community connections with local schools, health clinics, businesses, churches, and non-profit organizations.

Contact us to learn more!

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Scholarship Committee

Each year, SHD donates scholarship awards to local students who demonstrate advanced or native fluency in both written and spoken Spanish. An awards ceremony is held in the Spring.

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Fundraising Committee

We aim to support our scholarship and outreach programs through donations from community members, local businesses, and corporate matching. All donations are



Outreach Committee

Led by Melissa Harrison

Our goal is to work together with other organizations to educate our local Hispanic community about the resources available to them, while also promoting bilingual literacy and learning in

Spanish and English.


Events Committee

Led by Gun-Marie Nalsen

From monthly gatherings to annual events, this committee helps to plan, organize and implement a variety of activities for SHD members. For a list of

upcoming events, click here.


Publicity Committee

Led by Susan Lee-Miller

Updates on social media, press releases and monthly communication with SHD members are all a part of the publicity committee, along with taking pics for the photo gallery.

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Membership Committee

Led by Gabriela Harris

Many of our members often say that Sociedad Hispana "is like a family." We have fun, learn together, and care about each other. To learn more about us, or to become

a member, click here


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