VIU Global Citizens Week: Screening of Dolores

Feb
09
When: Friday, Feb 9, 2018, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Where:

Vancouver Island University Nanaimo Campus, Building 356, Room 109

Add to CalendarVIU Global Citizens Week: Screening of Dolores02/09/2018 07:00 PM02/09/2018 09:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/Vancouver   Nanaimo Global Film Festival: Screening of Dolores Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century—and she continues the fight to this day, at 87. The film reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one’s life to social change. Hosted by Departments of Women’s Studies and VIUFA. This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 5-9, 2018. Website: Global Citizens WeekVancouver Island University Nanaimo Campus, Building 356, Room 109false

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Nanaimo Global Film Festival: Screening of Dolores

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century—and she continues the fight to this day, at 87. The film reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one’s life to social change.

Hosted by Departments of Women’s Studies and VIUFA.

This event is part of VIU’s celebration of Global Citizens Week, February 5-9, 2018.

Website: Global Citizens Week

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