MEX talks was created by Latinos Progresando to present Mexican and Mexican American leaders with various experiences the platform to replicate on a shared id and inform tales to encourage optimistic change.
“Latest census information confirms what we already knew – Mexican individuals have and proceed to affect the way forward for the US. MEX Talks permits us to rejoice the distinctive voices and tales we now have to share, whereas reimagining our collective future,” says Luis Gutierrez, CEO of Latinos Progresando. “MEX Talks is our optimistic contribution from Chicago to the nationwide conversation–it is a celebration of our individuals and our tradition.”
Latinos Progresando is a Chicago-based nonprofit group with the mission to ship high-quality data and sources for individuals to construct safe, wholesome, and productive lives. With over 20 years of service, Latinos Progresando focuses on immigration authorized companies and organizational capability constructing, convening native suppliers across the problems with well being, training, and peace.
The audio system collaborating in MEX Talks work in quite a lot of fields: media, efficiency artwork, politics, and extra. A lot of their perspective attracts from the expertise of being an immigrant, in addition to conventional and modern Mexican and Mexican-American tradition.
This 12 months’s lineup contains Mexican Ambassador Reyna Torres Mendivil, creator Luis Urrea (The Satan’s Freeway), Nationwide Museum of Mexican Artwork President Carlos Tortolero, interdisciplinary artist Roberto Sifuentes and lots of extra.
MEX Talks 2021 Schedule
September 14, 2021 – MEX talks Makers, a performance-based dialog
September 16, 2021 – It is Difficult, an identity-focused panel dialogue
September 21, 2021 – Historical past Speaks, a four-person speaker showcase exploring eras of Mexican historical past within the US
September 24, 2021– The Music That Made Us, a Chicago-style daytime celebration that includes a DJ lineup and storytelling
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