6th Annual Dolores Huerta Lecture with Gabby Rivera

Latinx Heritage Month
6th Annual Dolores Huerta Lecture
Date: 
29 Sep 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
ARCH Building, Room 208, 3601 Locust Walk, Philadelphia
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Type: 
Lecture

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As part of Latinx Heritage Month, La Casa Latina, Penn's Center for Hispanic Excellence, will host the 6th Annual Dolores Huerta Lecture on Friday, September 29 from 6-8pm in ARCH 208.

The Dolores Huerta Lecture is free and open to the public, so bring your friends to hear Gabby Rivera, creator of Marvel's America series and author of young adult novel Juliet Takes a Breath, speak about the labor contributions Latinxs have made in the United States.

The Annenberg School is a co-sponsor of Penn's Latinx Heritage Month events. For more information, contact Kareli Lizarraga, Associate Director of La Casa Latina, at kareli@upenn.edu.

About Gabby Rivera

Gabby Rivera is a queer Latinx writer living in Brooklyn, NY. She is currently writing AMERICA, America Chavez’s solo series, for Marvel. America is Marvel’s first Latina lesbian superhero.

Gabby’s critically acclaimed debut novel Juliet Takes a Breath was listed by Mic as one of the 25 essential books to read for women’s history month, and it was called the “dopest LGBTQA YA book ever” by Latina. Put simply by Roxane Gay, it’s “F***ing outstanding.”

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