School for Workers co-sponsors speaker event with the Havens Wright Center for Social Justice

Leo Chavez, Anthropology, University of California, Irvine will speak online via Zoom on Wednesday, September 15 at noon on The Emotional Toll of Anti-Immigrant and Anti-Latino Political Rhetoric. Leo R. Chavez is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. In addition to scores of academic articles, he is the author of Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society; Covering Immigration: Popular Images and the Politics of the Nation; The Latino Threat: Constructing Immigrants, Citizens, and the Nation; and Anchor Babies and the Challenge of Birthright Citizenship. His current research examines the effects of political rhetoric, especially anti-Latino and anti-immigrant rhetoric, on emotions and psychological well-being.

To attend an event you must register in advance through the Havens Wright Center here. You will be sent a confirmation email after registering, and on the day of the talk you will be sent a link to join the zoom call, along with instructions on how to do this. If you do not receive the meeting link please make sure to check your junk mail folder. For any additional information on how to use the technology please email