We've included these descriptions of events from the original exhibition for you to use as a springboard for events to accompany the traveling exhibit in your community.
California School Segregation: The Neglected History of the Lemon Grove Incident
Screening of film clips and discussion of the significant 1931 case. Students of Mexican descent were required to attend a separate-but-unequal school, known as "The Barn." Mike Madrid, PhD, and Christina Luna, EdD, will comment.
Screening of Stand Up for Justice: The Ralph Lazo Story
Film by Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress with Patty and Steve Nagano. Learn the amazing story of the Mexican American who went to internment camp with his Japanese American friends.
Screening of Cruz Reynoso: Sowing the Seeds of Justice with Justice Reynoso
Film presenting a compelling portrait of one of America's unsung heroes and the turbulent times in which he lived.
Family Day for the Public
Enjoy learning and activities with our field trip schools such as El Sol School, Santa Ana. Bring your cell phone!
Screening of Mendez v. Westminster: For All the Children/
Para Todos los Niños Documentary
Film by Sandra Robie. Discussion following screening.
Helping Our Children to Succeed
Outstanding Orange County projects share their secrets to educational success for families.
Panel Discussion: Reflections on Mexcian American History in Southern California
Scholars gather in lively discussion.
Memories of Integrated Schools
With Gonzalo Mendez, Jr. and other children of the 1940s desegregation
Closing Reception and Celebration
Join the crowd for a journey back in time, with great food, music from the 1940s, and special speakers and activities.