LatinX/Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration: Narratives on History, Belonging & Activism

October 7, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

About the Event

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion invites you to join us in celebrating Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month with a discussion of “Narratives on History, Belonging, and Activism” on Wednesday, October 7th — 12-1:30 p.m. ET. The Panel will be moderated by Professor Vivianne Guevara, MSSW, Lecturer at CSSW.

The panel will feature three speakers of various specializations who are committed to equity and inclusion for Latinx, Hispanic, Indigenous, and other historically marginalized populations.

  • Fabian Romero, PhC (Purepécha); Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington; Interdisciplinary researcher and artist centering queer, LGBTQ+, Indigenous, and Two-Spirit Folx
  • Goddess Tyescha, Dual MSE; Outreach Educator at Inside Out Youth Services; Community influencer, organizer, and educator; current focus is supporting LGBTQ+ youth
  • Sonia Medel, PhD Student & Public Scholar; Educational Studies, University of British Columbia; Researcher-Educator-Artivist promoting critical decolonial engagement with arts and culture

They will share their personal stories, perspectives on history and belonging, and strategies for sustaining activism and healing.

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Zoom Link will be sent 24 hours prior to the event to registrants.