Latina and Brown Beret women championed women’s rights, took the lead in mobilizing the community, and their constant outreach were foundational to the success of El Movimiento. They provided radical change to health care, education, political opportunities, and more. Panelists will include key Chicana leaders and scholars who will share their experiences and mentorship for women today.
Plática: Las Chicanas en El Movimiento
Presented in conjunction with LA Plaza’s exhibition “Patriotism in Conflict: Fighting for Country and Comunidad.”
Funding has been provided by California Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
May 19, 2022 | 7:00 pm