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“The Longoria Affair, The G.I. Forum and the Rise of the Mexican-American Civil Rights movement”

“The Longoria Affair, The G.I. Forum and the Rise of the Mexican-American Civil Rights movement”

A screening of the documentary The Longoria Affair by director John Valadez and a discussion about the founding of the G.I. Forum and its historic place in the Mexican-American civil rights movement.

Afterwards a general audience discussion with hosts: Mikaela Selley, Dr. Pamela Quiroz, Veronica Bernal J.D., Henry G. Sanchez, and special guest Felix Salinas. ESQ., (attorney at law, former Executive Secretary of the G. I. Forum).

When: Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 6:30pm – 8pm

Where: LOCCA

In collaboration with the Hispanic Collection & Oral History Archive, Houston Metropolitan Research Center and the Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Houston.