How Artists Are Transforming the Narrative on Immigration and Equality

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 at 8:00 pm
Location:Sun Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
Contact:
Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:Lectures Program
Categories:Arts, performances, Diversity, Lectures, Student activities
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Favianna Rodriguez is a printmaker, digital artist and cultural organizer. She is known for her vibrant posters dealing with issues such as war, immigration, globalization and social movements. She also promotes the use of art in civic engagement and leads art workshops at schools around the country. Part of the Latino Heritage Month Celebration.

Favianna Rodriguez is directing CultureStrike, a national arts organization that engages artists, writers and performers in migrant rights and in 2009 helped found Presente.org, a national online organizing network dedicated to the political empowerment of Latino communities.