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SANTA CRUZ—Exhibit Opening Reception: Your Vote is Your Voice/ ¡Vote! Su Voto es Su Voz
February 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bob Fitch photography archive. © Stanford University Libraries.
SANTA CRUZ—Your Vote is Your Voice/ ¡Vote! Su Voto es Su Voz, a visual art and history exhibit, seeks to inspire, inform and develop greater interest in the nonpartisan democratic process. Monterey Bay residents who were active in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and Chicano voting rights movement in the 1980’s will share their stories and perspectives through art, educational panels and documentary films. The exhibit features selections from Stanford University Libraries – Bob Fitch Archives and from Maria Gitin’s archives from their experience as young voting rights workers in the Deep South.
Gallery hours are Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Exhibition runs from January 27 to April 3.
Opening Reception on Friday, February 7, from 5:00-8:00 pm.
701 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
This project received support from a Humanities for All Quick Grant.
For more information, contact Helen Ruiz-Thomas at 831-454-3389 or write to Helen.Ruiz-Thomas@santacruzcounty.us.