Latino Awareness Month

This November is Latino Awareness Month, and we’ll be posting events weekly (or as they get sent to us. Thanks, Kaishi Lee ’09!)

Here’s what’s on the menu for this week:

Latino Awareness Month
November 2006
“Social Activism in Latin America & the Diaspora: Culture Representation, Struggle and Power”

Convocation
Come kick off Latino Awareness Month, as we have a freshman, senior, and alumni speaker talk about their expectations, reflections, and hopes for the Latino community at Wesleyan.
Date: Thursday, November 2nd
Time: 8pm
Venue: La Casa de Pedro Albizu Campos (240 Washington)

“Walkout” (an HBO film)
A stirring true story of the Chicano students of East LA, who in 1968 staged several dramatic walkouts in their high schools to protest academic prejudice and dire school conditions. Sponsored by the Dean for Diversity and Academic Advancement
Date: Saturday, November 4th
Time: 2pm
Venue: PAC 001

La Casa Jam
DJ Politik will be spinning. $1 w/ Wes ID before midnight; $2 after.
Date: Saturday, November 4th
Time: 11pm-3am
Venue: La Casa

Ajua Campos General Meeting
Date: Sunday, November 5th
Time: 3:30pm
Venue: La Casa

“El Dia de Los Trabajadores” (Worker Appreciation Day)
Come join us as we celebrate and thank Wesleyan workers for their complete dedication and hard work. There will be music, food, games, etc. Get to know these wonderful people and spend a day relaxing and having fun.
Date: Sunday, November 5th
Time: 5pm-8pm
Venue: La Casa