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On The Road Series: The Farmworker Movement in California: From Chavez Onwards
September 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pmFree
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.