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Dolores Huerta at UNT

Dolores Huerta is an American civil rights icon best known for her profound influence on labor practices for farm workers and within the agricultural industry. She is now the subject of the new documentary "Dolores", produced by Carlos Santana. Dolores Huerta will be having a panel discussion following the premier showing of the documentary on April 3rd, 2018 at 6:30pm in the UNT Lyceum. Join us to celebrate her achievements and to learn how she inspired the film.

LMAS Statement on DACA

The Latina/o and Mexican American Studies Program at the University of North Texas would like to reiterate its commitment and support for all students, regardless of their immigration status and that we especially stand with Dreamers and DACA recipients in this time of uncertainty. We recognize and value their role and contribution to our communities, families, schools, and workplaces. Lastly, we recognize their contribution to the shared vision of our nation.

LMAS Open House on September 23rd

It's official! The LMAS program now has its very own office and conference room for LMAS students and faculty to use and enjoy. We are celebrating with an open house on Friday, September 23rd from noon to 4 pm. Please stop by Wooten Hall, room 162, to see our new "digs." There will be refreshments, door prizes, and other goodies for you and any colleagues you want to bring with you. Every LMAS student and faculty member will also get a free LMAS t-shirt.

Valerie Martinez-Ebers named 2016 Trailblazer by HWNT

Dr. Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Latina/o and Mexican-American Studies Program, will be honored as one of the 2016 Trailblazers at the 30th Annual State Conference of the Hispanic Women's Network of Texas. To read more about this prestigious honor, click here.

Congratulations, Dr. Martinez-Ebers!

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