BoCCa Sábados: Civil Rights

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Presented by Biliteracy Club Communities of Austin (BoCCa) at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin TX

Jan 12
BoCCa Sábados: Civil Rights

Come and learn the stories of Sylvia Mendez, César Chávez, and Martin Luther King, Jr. and participate in civil rights activities.

View the digital stories of “Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation,” “Cosechando Esperanza: La Historia de César Chávez,” and “I Have a Dream.” Then participate in civil rights activities to learn more about these stories.

BoCCa Sábados is a family- friendly event focusing on bilingual storytelling through the performance and digital arts. Families with youth ages 5-12 are highly encouraged to attend. Open to the public.

BoCCa Sábados is supported

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Free Admission

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Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center.

600 River Street, Austin, TX 78701

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Free Parking is available to guests attending the center’s programs, galleries and special events. A temporary parking pass is available in the main office. There is also metered street parking available.


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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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