Chicanismo and the Classroom
Jasón Romero, Jr., Founder and Co-Director of Aquetza and Director of the Chicano & Latino History Project
This talk by Jasón Romero, Jr. (he/him/his) will explore the impact of the Chicano Movement on Colorado's educational landscape on institutions and individuals. Through the use of testimonio, historical storytelling, and spoken word, the speaker will explore how Chicanismo has served as a catalyst for personal and social transformation that has guided their work inside and outside of the classroom. The talk highlights the importance of embracing the complex identities and histories of our communities, even if it means disrupting our current way of seeing the world.