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On The Road Series: The Farmworker Movement in California: From Chavez Onwards

September 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Free

The history of the farmworker movement in California has been well-documented, but how can the experiences of the past help inform the future of agriculture, organizing and the state’s economy?

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Miriam Pawel and Dawn Mabalon, Associate Professor of History at San Francisco State University, will discuss how the farmworker movement of the past can help inform the future of agriculture with playwright Luis Valdez, founder of El Teatro Campesino and Samuel Orozco, author and National News and Information Director of Radio Bilingüe.

Reception at 6:00pm, Forum discussion at 7:00pm
Fresno Art Museum
2233 N First St, Fresno, CA 93703

The On the Road with California Humanities series features Pulitzer Prize winners in dialogue with notable thinkers and the community, examining contemporary issues to guide California along the path to a vibrant future. This event is FREE and open to the public, please register HERE.

Details

Date:
September 28, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Cailfornia Humanities
Phone:
415-391-1474
Website:
https://calhum.org/

Venue

Fresno Art Museum
2233 N First St
Fresno, CA 93703 United States
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Phone:
559-441-4221
Website:
www.fresnoartmuseum.org