The Chicano Moratorium Marches: A History Worth Preserving (10/20/15)

Chicano Moratorium

Chicano Moratorium

 

Co-sponsored by the Conservancy and the Los Angeles Public Library, this free panel commemorates the forty-fifth anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium marches. Panelists include key figures and organizers of the Chicano Moratorium: Gloria Arellanes, Rosalio Muñoz, David Sanchez, and Professor Raul Ruiz. Dr. Richard E. Espinoza will serve as moderator.

This event will include an update on the Conservancy’s work to document the historical context of the Chicano Moratorium and nominate five of its key sites to the National Register of Historic Places.

This multimedia presentation will include video clips, photographs, and first-hand accounts of the events with the aim of better understanding their significance and their influence on Chicanas/os and on civil rights. Q & A session to follow.

Free and open to the public – no RSVP required.

Location

Mark Taper Auditorium
Central Library
630 W. 5th Street
Los Angeles, 90071

Parking

The entrance to the parking garage is on Flower Street. Flower is a one-way street – you will need to be in the left lane to enter the parking garage. The entrance is the first driveway you see on the left after you pass 5th Street. If you bring your parking ticket into the library along with your LAPL library card, the Library will validate your ticket before you leave; the validated parking fee is $1.00. Cash payment for validated parking is on P1 of the Flower Street Garage. You may use a credit or debit card to pay for parking at the exit gates. For more information, visit http://www.lapl.org/branches/central-….

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