LATINO AMERICANS is a landmark six-hour documentary featuring interviews with nearly 100 Latinos and more than 500 years of History. Join our colleague, Roberta Martinez, at Altadena Library for the screening of Episode 1 and discussion.
Date: Sat. 9-26-15
Speaker: Roberta Martinez
Executive Director of Latino Heritage, an organization that is dedicated to promoting knowledge of the Latino experience and history through cultural and educational programs. Martinez will speak on the period before real estate developers discovered Altadena in the 1850s when Mexicanos, homesteaders, and squatter laid claim to areas near Altadena’s canyons. She will introduce themes before the film is shown and lead audience discussion and answer questions following the showing. Martinez published Latinos in Pasadena in 2009 and maintains relationships with a wide range of organizations within the local Latino community.