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“50 Years: Tucson’s Mexican American Community” (lecture)

Date: April 29, 2013

Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location:   Special Collections

Contact: Bob Diaz


In the final program of the Civil Rights in Arizona Lecture Series, Lupe Castillo, Professor, Pima Community College and Margo Cowan, Public Defender, Pima County, will lead a discussion exploring Tucson's Mexican American community.

Held in conjunction with Special Collections current exhibition “50 Years: Civil Rights in Arizona from 1963 to Today,” the Civil Rights in Arizona Lecture Series explores how the fight for civil rights has impacted local Tucson communities. The series features community leaders, University of Arizona scholars, and local educators. All lectures take place at Special Collections on the University of Arizona main campus and are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

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