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 email@example.com.
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.”