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Friday, June 14 • 9:00am - 10:30am
El Movimiento Sigue: A Statewide Panel on the Chicanx Movement

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This panel will be a discussion of the past, present, and future of the Chicanx Movement with key activists from across Colorado whose involvement spans decades. Panelists from a multitude of perspectives will discuss the impact of the movement in the 70s and 80s and how it continues to play a role in our lives now and in the future.

This session will be followed by a Children of the Chicanx Movement breakout session later in the conference.


Speakers
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Juan Espinosa

In his five decade career, Juan Espinosa helped found two independent Chicano newspapers, became a reporter, editor and columnist for The Pueblo Chieftain, and taught Chicano studies part-time for 14 years at the high school and college levels. His photography of the Chicano Movement... Read More →
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Dr. Priscilla Falcon

Dr. Priscilla Falcon’s family roots are in northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado which has a been a crucible of struggle over centuries. Priscilla became an early member of the United Mexican American Students, UMAS where she joined others in advocating educational opportunities... Read More →
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Dario Madrid

Dario Madrid is a longtime activist in Pueblo and a founder of La Gente Por La Raza. He has been involved in the safety of pedestrian crossings and the betterment of the local educational system. He was also instrumental in the United Mexican American Students organization at the... Read More →
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Shirley Romero Otero

Shirley Romero Otero, is the proud mother of four and grandmother of two. She began her Chicana activism in 1977 as the co-founder of the Land Rights Council, in Chama, CO. LRC is an organization dedicated to regaining the “historical use rights” for the heirs of the Sangre de... Read More →
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Ricardo Romero

Ricardo Romero is an 11th generation Chicano with roots in Mora, New Mexico and southern Colorado. In the 1960’s he was one of the founding members of both the Crusade for Justice and Escuela Tlatelolco and served as the National Coordinator of the Poor People’s Campaign in Washington... Read More →
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Rita Martinez

Rita Martinez is a long time Chicana activist in the Chicano, Mexicano and Indio communities. She began her social justice work of 43 years joining the staff of La Cucaracha newspaper as she became involved with police brutality issues. Martinez has been an advocate for students and... Read More →


Friday June 14, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am MDT
Ballroom (Main Level) 2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, CO 81001, USA