3rd Annual Luis “El Machete” Valdez Annual Speaker Series // San Jose

3rd Annual Luis “El Machete” Valdez Annual Speaker Series // San Jose

 

Thu, April 25, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
Student Union Theater
San Jose State University
San José, CA 95192-0155

Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
3rd Annual Luis “El Machete” Valdez Speaker Series.

Guest Interview with Dr. Jose Carrasco.
San Jose State Diaz Compean Student Union Theater
211 S.” 9th St, San Jose, CA 95112

Dr. Jose Carrasco is a founding faculty of the Mexican American Graduate Studies Department at San Jose State University and is a long time activist and community organizer. As Chair to one of the first programs of its kind in the country, he will give us an insiders view of the challenges and triumphs he experienced during his tenure. Taking us back to the years of the Chicano Movement in the Santa Clara Valley he will share insights to the times and events surrounding that historic movement. His work as an organizer in Santa Clara and the across the country will be of interest to those wanting to know more about this work and how it can create change in our communities.

 

Jose Carrasco: An Eyewitness and Participant in the Chicano Movement of the Santa Clara Valley.

A discussion with community and students with Professor of the original 1969 Mexican American Graduate Studies Program at San Jose State University. Jose Carrasco will be the 2019 Honoree.

Dr. Jose Carrasco is a founding faculty of the Mexican American Studies Department and is a long time activist and community organizer. As Chair to one of the first programs of its kind in the country, he will give us an insiders view of the challenges and triumphs he experienced during his tenure. Taking us back to the years of the Chicano Movement in the Santa Clara Valley he will share insights to the times and events surrounding that historic movement. His work as an organizer in Santa Clara and the across the country will be of interest to those wanting to know more about this work and how it can create change in our communities.

 

Photo: Mexican American studies @ San Jose State.

 

Links:

Mexican American studies @ San Jose State. https://www.facebook.com/SJSU.CCS/

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