Civil Rights in Early Silicon Valley: The Chicana/o Experience

Civil Rights in Early Silicon Valley: The Chicana/o Experience

Jan 12, 2022

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Learn how the local Chicana/o civil rights movement, inspired by the activism of Martin Luther King, Jr., shaped Santa Clara County politically and culturally.

Alexandro Jara will present his research on Mexican American and Chicana/o activism during the 1970s. A San Jose native, Jara is earning his PhD in the Department of History at the University of New Mexico, with an emphasis on 20th century U.S. Urban and Latino history. He is an adjunct lecturer in the Department of History at Santa Clara University.

Dr. Perlita Dicochea will open the topic and field Q & As. Dicochea is the communications and events associate and program coordinator at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity at Stanford University.

This online event is free to attend and will be held over the Zoom platform.  Registration is required.

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