The Latino Judges Association presents “Para Todos Los Ninos-Mendez v. Westminister” A Seminal Case Toward Desegregation.

When:
April 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2021-04-14T18:00:00-04:00
2021-04-14T20:00:00-04:00
Cost:
Free

On the 74th anniversary of the seminal decision of Mendez v. Westminster School Dist. of Orange County (161 F.2d 774 [1947]), join us for a panel discussion moderated by NYS Court of Appeals Judge Jenny Rivera that will be followed by the screening of the Emmy-winning documentary on this rarely-discussed school desegregation case involving Mexican Americans in California, featuring:

Ms. Silvia Mendez, Original Plaintiff, Civil Rights Activist, Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Ms. Sandra Robbie, Writer and Producer of the Award-Winning Documentary

Judge Frederick P. Aguirre, Re­tired Judge, Superior Court, Orange County, California

Jose Perez, Esq., Deputy General Counsel, La­tinoJusti­ce PRLDEF