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.
Pekin Public Library
Contact Information:
Maureen Naughtin
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