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Unconstitutional Deportation During the Great Depression

February 24 - February 24 2018 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Join us for an educator training exploring the unconstitutional deportation of Mexican Americans during the Great Depression. During this forced removed, known as Repatriation, the U.S. government deported approximately 2 million people, 60% of which were U.S. Citizens and legal residents.

Explore the context and methodologies for teaching about this topic.


Featuring presentations by:


Francisco Balderrama, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, CSU Los Angeles Chicano Studies and History at California State University Los Angeles and co-author of Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s


Christine Valenciana, Ph.D., Associate Professor, CSU Fullerton. Daughter of Emilia Castañeda, deported in 1935.


Guadalupe Espinoza, M.A., CSU Fullerton


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