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Prop. 187 Conference

Join the Latino and Latin American Studies Research Center and the Tomás Rivera Chair for a conference celebrating 30 years of Latino activism, culture and resistance since Proposition 187 at the downtown Culver Center. This two day event is open to the public and free to attend. REGISTER HERE.


DAY 1 

Friday, March 1, 2024

UCR ARTS / Culver Center for the Arts


5pm Doors open


5:30pm  Welcome (Alex Espinoza and Alfonso Gonzalez Toribio)

               Opening Remarks: Jorge C. Hernandez


6pm-7:30pm Plenary Panel

  • Angela Sanbrano, National Day Laborer Organizing Network 
  • Lalo Alcaraz, Artist  
  • Roberto Lovato, UNLV 
  • Gustavo Arellano, Writer 
  • Emilo Amaya, San Bernardino Immigration Services Inc.


7:30pm - 9pm Reception with Poetry by Tim Z Hernandez 


Day 2 

Saturday, March 2, 2024

UCR ARTS / Culver Center for the Arts


8:30am Doors open 


9am-10am Opening Keynote:  Mario Perez


10am-10:15am Break


10:30-12:00pm Panel - Scholarship on the latino migrant movement

  • Chris Zepeda, UCLA 
  • Ralph Armbruster, UCSB
  • Claudia Sanddoval, Political Scientist, Univision
  • Jose Prado, Educator
  • Esther Portillo, Advocate


1:00 - 1:45 pm Presentation: Sarah Rafael Garcia 


2:00pm-3:30pm Closing Plenary: Intergenerational Discussion 

  • Rosa Martha Zarate Macias, Educator
  • Russell Jauregui, Attorney
  • Jose Medina, Assemblyman
  • Laura Alfaro, Artist
  • Lizbeth Abeln, IE Immigration Justice Coalition


4pm - 4:30pm Sara Borjas 


4:30 - 5:00 Awards



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