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OAKLAND– Community Dialogue: Journeys on the Beast and through the Desert: Oakland Day Laborers Tell their Stories
March 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
OAKLAND– Join us for a Community Dialogue
Journey on the Beast and through the Desert: Oakland Day Laborers Tell their Stories of their Homelands and Identities
Many Fruitvale residents working as day laborers risked their lives to get from Central America to the US border on La Bestia– The Beast– also known as the Train of Death, riding on the top of a train for thousands of miles.
Saturday March 31, 2018 (Cesar Chavez Day)
Center for History and Community
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2488 Coolidge Avenue
Co-moderated by Gabriela Galicia, Executive Director of Street Level Health Collective and UC Berkeley historian Alex Saragoza.
For more information: call 510-532-9142 or visit www.peraltahacienda.org
Sponsored by : The Akonadi Foundation, California Humanities and the City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program.