Xochitl Bada, Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies Program at University of Illinois at Chicago, will present her book, Mexican Hometown Associations in Chicagoacán. Chicago is home to the second largest Mexican immigrant population in the U.S.
Bada takes us inside one of the most vital parts of Chicago’s immigrant community – its Mexican hometown associations. These associations have become a powerful force for change, advocating for Mexican immigrants in the U.S. while also working to improve living conditions in their communities of origin.
Admission is free!