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The Chicana Regional Conference of 1971: Fifty Years of Chicana Feminism in Los Angeles


The Chicana Regional Conference, held at Cal State LA on May 8, 1971, brought together Chicana activists and feminists from across Los Angeles County to organize during a period of burgeoning political empowerment for women of color. This panel features a plática with Chicana participants and organizers to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the conference, and to discuss Chicana activism and feminism in Los Angeles and its significant impact on the socio-political and cultural landscape.

Panelists and speakers include Anna NietoGomez, Marie “Keta” Miranda, Maylei Blackwell, Vickie Castro, Diane Holguin, Martha Palacios, Dionne Espinoza, and Dolores Delgado Bernal. Moderated by Lettycia Terrones and Mario H. Ramirez from the University Library.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Chicana(o) and Latina(o) Studies; the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program, and the University Library.


Thursday, May 6, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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