Woman of the People!
- For more than half a century, activist Olga Talamante has fought on behalf of the underdog.
- See video and biography below.
California State University, East Bay’s Oral Traditions class led by Professor Carlos Salomon is hosting a “Living History” event with special guest speaker Olga Talamante!
Olga Talamante is currently the Executive Director of the Chicana/Latina Foundation.
She is a Chicana political activist who was involved in the Chicano Movement and the Anti-Vietnam War Movement. She graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a B.A. in Latin American Studies and traveled to Argentina right after she finished school.
In Argentina she also became involved in a political activist organization and got arressted in 1974 due to her involvements. She was unjustly imprisoned and brutally tortured for organizing.
Learn more about Olga.
Come meet Olga Talamante! Chicana political activist who was involved in the Chicano Movement and the Anti-Vietnam War Movement. Friday, March 3rd 6pm – 7:30pm here at Peralta Hacienda!
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