Book Presentation: Mario T. García, UCSB professor

Book Presentation: Mario T. García, UCSB professor

Blowout!: Sal Castro and the Chicano Struggle for Educational Justice (book(s) will be available for purchase and signing)

Lecture: Sal Castro, legendary educator and activist

This event commemorates the 43rd anniversary of the 1968 East LA Walkouts. The introduction to the event will be by retiring California Supreme Court Justice Carlos Moreno. Commentaries will be by MacArthur Fellow Rueben Martínez and Walkout Student Leader Vicky Castro.*

For more information, contact Professor Armando Vazquez-Ramos at avazque4@csulb.edu or at (562) 972-0986.

Sponsors: the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of Chicano and Latino Studies, the Department of History, the Department of Latin American Studies, the Office of Academic Technology Services, the Center for Community Engagement, and Mi Casa: Mi Universidad Hispanic Serving Institution.

Hosts:  Professor Armando Vazquez-Ramos’s CHLS 100 class and Professor Marisol Moreno’s History 370 class.

Organized by the California-Mexico Studies Center

*Speakers to be confirmed