Pico Blvd.

Raza Studies now, Xochitl LA, & The Pico Youth and Family Center present a panel discussion. Raza Studies Now discusses nurturing indigenous roots on Friday, August 25 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Pico Youth and Family Center (715 Pico).

Panelist include Lucha Arevalo – Ethnic Studies Now, Compton, Alex Sanchez – Homies Unidos, Melina Abdullah – Black Lives Matter, Pan-African Studies – CSULA, and Sean Arce – Xicanx Institute for Teaching and Organizing.

The forum will feature a powerful panel of educators, activists and cultural leaders that will discuss the future of ethnic studies in public schools, black-brown solidarity and indigenous and spiritual connections in the struggle for social, racial, environmental and economic justice.

Panel discussion topics include implementing K-14 Raza Studies/Ethnic Studies, regenerating Chican@ Studies/departments, black and brown unities, and demographic imperatives.

PYFC invites all educators, activists, community organizers and youth workers and anyone interested in building a stronger movement to address institutionalized racism through Xicana/o and ethnic studies.

-Submitted by PYFC