Join us to celebrate the 94th anniversary of the birth of labor organizer and civil rights icon César Estrada Chávez with a virtual conversation on his life and legacy.
On Wednesday, March 31st from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, the Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program will celebrate the 94th anniversary of the birth of labor organizer and civil rights icon César Estrada Chávez with a virtual conversation on his life and legacy.
The free event is co-sponsored by the UW-Madison School for Workers, the Havens-Wright Center for Social Justice, the South Central Federation of Labor, Worker Justice Wisconsin, the Madison chapter of Voces de la Frontera, and UW-Madison Mecha.
The virtual conversation will happen via Zoom Video conference. Guests should register in advance here. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lessons and Legacies: The Farmworkers’ Ongoing Struggle
Jose Villagran Ph.D., CLS Lecturer, Expert on farmworker social movements
State of Latinx Workers and Communities in Wisconsin
- Karen Menendez Collier Ph.D., Executive Director of Centro Hispano of Dane County
- Aissa Olivarez JD, Managing Attorney at the Community Immigration Law Center (CILC)
- Daniela Juarez JD, Staff Attorney at Legal Action of Wisconsin, CLS Certificate Alum (Class of ’11)
- Primitivo Torres, Operations Manager of Voces de la Frontera
Alma Sida Ontiveros, UW L2 and CLS Project Assistant