Event | Lecture

The Young Lords and the Modern Latino Community

Venue: KJCC Auditorium • 53 Washington Square South

With Johanna Fernandez (Assistant Professor of History, Baruch College; author of the forthcoming book, When the World Was Their Stage: A History of the Young Lords Party, 1968-1974.); Darrel Wanzer-Serrano (Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Pubic Advocacy, The University of Iowa; author of The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation); Iris Morales (former leader of the Young Lords Party and producer of the PBS documentary, Palante, Siempre Palante!); and Mickey Melendez (founding member of New York Young Lords and author of We Took the Streets: Fighting for Latino Rights with the Young Lords.)

Johanna Fernandez is the co-curator of the current Young Lords museum exhibitions_._