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Register now for ANR's upcoming events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15. News and Information Outreach in Spanish hosts four virtual events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM), which recognizes Hispanics' contributions and vital presence in the United States. All events will be conducted in English.

Contacts for further information: Ricardo Vela, ANR News & Information Outreach, or ANR Program Support Unit, 530-750-1361

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Documentary: The Mexican American Deportation
September 18 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

The Mexican Deportation 
There was a mass deportation of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans from the United States between 1929 and 1936. Estimates of how many were repatriated range from 400,000 to 2,000,000. An estimated 60% of those deported were birthright citizens of the United States.

Click here to see the video recording of the forum.

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Meet the HHM 2020 Honorees
September 25 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

U.C. Agriculture and Natural Resources join the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration by working with three academics, counselors, or Latino educators who serve their communities while maintaining UC ANR's public values of academic excellence, honesty, integrity, and community service.

This year UCANR recognizes contributions from:
Claudia Diaz - UCCE 4-H Youth Development advisor for Riverside and San Bernardino counties

Sonia Ríos - UCCE subtropical horticulture advisor for Riverside and San Diego counties

Javier Miramontes - Nutrition program supervisor for Fresno County

Click here to see the video recording of the forum.

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Documentaries: The Chicano Moratorium
October 2 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

THE CHICANO MORATORIUM 

On August 29, 1970, a "Chicano Moratorium" against the Vietnam War was held in East L.A. Loyola-Marymount film student Tom Myrdahl shot this documentary, capturing the events that unfolded as law enforcement and protesters clashed in and around Laguna Park. This documentary was kept hidden from public view for almost 40 years. Myrdahl offers this historical film on the web as a tribute to the brave citizens of Eastern L.A. who came together 50 years ago to voice their dissent against the Vietnam War.

Click here to see the video recording of the forum

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Covid-19 and Hispanics
October 9 from 3 to 4:30 pm

Join us and listen to two journalists from Univision and a farm worker's human rights activist. They will share their experiences with the pandemic, the impact of COVID-19 in the Hispanic community, and why they think Latinos have been the ethnic groups hit hard in the southern United States.

Click here to see the video recording of the forum

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Register now for ANR's upcoming events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15. News and Information Outreach in Spanish hosts four virtual events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM), which recognizes Hispanics' contributions and vital presence in the United States.

Contacts for further information: Ricardo Vela, ANR News & Information Outreach, or ANR Program Support Unit, 530-750-1361