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Sunday, June 17 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Afro Mexicans of the Costa Chica in Mexico

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This session will explore the conditions of Afro Mexicans in the Costa Chica of Guerrero and Oaxaca of Mexico. Highlighting the Afro Mexican movement, workshop participants will gain an understanding of the issues and demands of these communities. Through movement based explorations inspired by stories, songs, and material objects, participants will learn about the factors that threaten their erasure. The intended outcome of this session will be to strategize how to build a solidarity movement.

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Fabiola Torralba

Dance. Community. Engagement.
Fabiola Torralba was born in Guerrero, Mexico and was raised in the Westside of San Antonio, Texas. Trained as a cultural worker and grassroots organizer, they engage art making as a transformative practice for building community, civic engagement, and social-cultural awareness. Fabiola... Read More →


Sunday June 17, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm
STUDENT CENTER: Room 020