Tag: latino culture

Research considers cemetery workers’ union efforts

Allyson Brantley, associate professor of history, spoke about her latest research “Justice for Cemetery Workers” Tuesday in the Quay Davis Boardroom, before a group of roughly 10 La Verne community members, with more attending on Zoom.

Ontario Museum honors Dia de Los Muertos with exhibit

The Ontario Museum of History and Art hosted a community reception for its 25th annual Dia de los Muertos Exhibition, “Dia de los Muertos: Recuerdos de Sabores,” on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m.

Lecture explores University’s Latino heritage

Allyson Brantley delivered a presentation titled “Which Roads Lead to an HSI? The Palomares Colonia, Demographic Shifts, & the Transformation of the University of La Verne” before about 35 community members Nov. 26  in Quay Davis Executive Boardroom, with some joining on Zoom.

Identities and histories preserved with ofrendas

A profound overview of Dia de los Muertos was followed by the construction of the altars or ofrendas on Oct. 28 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Ludwick Sacred Space. It was presented by Jose Miguel Hernandez, a junior educational studies major, and Christian Bracho, an associate professor of  teacher education. 

Car show embraces Chicano hot rod culture

The Fairplex in Pomona was filled with hundreds of classic cars and vendors selling a variety of items like hard to find car parts, old antique items, and everything in between at the Pomona Swap Meet and Classic Car Show on Sunday.

Latinx community members share what their identity means to them

The University’s Latinx Heritage Month virtual series kicked off Wednesday via WebEx with a panel promoting diversity and inclusion through storytelling.

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