For information about educational field trips associated with our ¡Fiesta! Exhibit, visit our field trip page
Braceros on the Boundaries
Day of the Dead- Dia de los Muertos
Migrant Home Making, Reshaping the Heartland: Latino Diasporic Settlement and Cultural Practice in Rural America
Bilingual Story Time with Bloomington Public Library
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Dreams and Life on the Prairie- A Panel Discussion
- Ingrid Ramirez- panel moderator, video writer/producer for State Farm.
- Paul Segobiano- vice chair of the McLean County Board, and a descendant of early Mexican immigrants to McLean county, will reflect on his experience growing up as a Latino on the west side of Bloomington.
- Sal Valadez- Lead researcher of the McLean County Museum of History's Latino History Project, talks about his research.
- Dr. Mark Wyman- Professor Emeritus in History at ISU, who discusses Latino migration and labor implications to manufacturing, agribusiness, and food production.
- Dr. Maura Toro-Morn- Director of Illinois State University's Latin American and Latino Studies Program Director, talks about what it means to be Hispanic/Latino
Dreams & Life on the Prairie Panel Discussion from Sal Valadez
¡Fiesta! Exhibit Opening