Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this event is cancelled.
Members of the UCSF community and the public are invited to a free screening of "Dolores," an award-winning documentary about the life of Chicana activist Dolores Huerta, and a talk about the 2020 U.S. Census.
To register for this event, please use this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dolores-huerta-film-screening-and-census-discussion-tickets-95949183591
The documentary profiles Huerta as a community organizer who worked with Cesar Chavez in leading unionizing efforts of farm workers in California in the 1960s. Throughtout her life, Huerta has been a steadfast and courageous advocate for social justice, focusing on the rights of women, immigrants and people living in poverty. Directed by Peter Bratt, the 2017 film was produced by Brian Benson for PBS, with Benjamin Bratt and Alpita Patel serving as consulting producers and Carlos Santana as executive producer.
Following the film, a local official with the U.S. census will lead a discussion about the importance and benefits of completing the 2020 census, which aims to count every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. The census provdes critical data that lawmakers, business owners, community organizations and many others use to provide daily services, products and programs that support communities through investments in schools, emergency services, roads and bridges, etc.
This special event is presented in honor of Cesar Chavez by the UCSF Chicanx Latinx Campus Association (CLCA) with sponsorship by the UCSF Latinx Center of Excellence.
UCSF is committed to making its facilities and events accessible in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need reasonable accommodations for this event, please contact Lisa Cisneros at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, March 18 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Cole Hall Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143