Waves of Latino Immigration discussion series

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Name: Waves of Latino Immigration discussion series
Date: November 14, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM CST
Event Description:
Join the YWCA Pekin's Coalition for Equality to explore the history of Latino presence in the USA through a three part discussion series which celebrates Latino Heritage month. The growing population of individuals who can trace their ancestry to a country in Latin America, the Caribbean or Spain has been recognized since 1968 when President Lyndon Johnson established Hispanic Heritage Week. In 1988 President Ronald Reagan expanded the celebration to a month. Presented by Dr. Aurea Toxqui, Bradley University Associate Professor of History. Attendees may attend any or all of the events in this series. Light refreshments provided.
Location:
Pekin Public Library
Contact Information:
Maureen Naughtin
Fees/Admission:
Free
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