Clemson University

Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month Keynote: Christine Chavez

The Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month Celebration was created with a desire to educate and heighten awareness about the rich culture. This year, Clemson University will host Christine Chavez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez (American labor leader and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962). Christine currently works for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, as an Outreach Coordinator, for the Public Affairs Team. In this role, she works closely with underserved farmers including, Hmong, Latinx, African American, Veterans, LGBTQ and women.

Thursday, September 13 at 6:00pm

Watt Family Innovation Center, Auditorium
Sigma Drive, Clemson, SC 29634

Event Type

International/Multicultural, Lectures / Seminars / Speakers, Diversity and Inclusion, Humanities Hub

Departments

Centers and Institutes, Gantt Center, Inclusion and Equity, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, Agricultural Sciences

Target Audience

All Audiences

Website

http://www.clemson.edu/centers-instit...

Contact Name:

Jerad Green

Contact Phone:

864-656-7625

Contact Email:

jeradg@clemson.edu

Notes:

Free and open to the public

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