Event Title

Estamos en la Lucha: Immigrant Women Light the Fires of Resistance

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Description

Even though immigrant women endure economic hardships and a xenophobic culture, they have not accepted victimization and manipulation. Instead they provide indispensable working-class leadership in the social justice movements. López, author of the pamphlet, Estamos en la Lucha: Immigrant Women Light the Fires of Resistance, will illuminate migrant women’s fighting spirit and impact. She will present strategies for unity and creating solidarity between Latina/o immigrants, newcomers from other regions of the world, and U.S. residents of all races.

About the Lecturer: Christina López is a civil rights activist.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

13-2-2013 12:00 PM

End Date

13-2-2013 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Immigrant women, Migrant women, Social justice movements

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Feb 13th, 12:00 PM Feb 13th, 1:15 PM

Estamos en la Lucha: Immigrant Women Light the Fires of Resistance

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Even though immigrant women endure economic hardships and a xenophobic culture, they have not accepted victimization and manipulation. Instead they provide indispensable working-class leadership in the social justice movements. López, author of the pamphlet, Estamos en la Lucha: Immigrant Women Light the Fires of Resistance, will illuminate migrant women’s fighting spirit and impact. She will present strategies for unity and creating solidarity between Latina/o immigrants, newcomers from other regions of the world, and U.S. residents of all races.

About the Lecturer: Christina López is a civil rights activist.