Hidden Stories 2013 Agenda

Conference and Dinner Agenda

Center for Healthy Communities at the California Endowment
1000 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Please email jerry@calparks.org if you wish to attend.

Day 1 - Wednesday, October 2, 2013

10:00 am:   Check-in/registration
11:00 am:   Narradoras de California (Narrators of California): Women and their Families in Historic Communities

  • Maria Raquel Casas, Ph.D., Professor, History Department, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Miroslava Chavez-Garcia, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. of Chicano and Chicana Studies, UCSB
  • Margie Brown-Coronel. Ph.D., Assistant Professor, History Department, Cal State Fullerton
12:30 pm:   Luncheon with keynote speaker Estevan Rael-Gálvez, Senior Vice President of Historic Sites,
National Trust for Historic Preservation
1:30 pm:   Break into groups for tours – see tour staff
2:00 pm:   Depart for guided tours:
4:00 pm:   Return from tours
5:00 pm:   Check-in for banquet dinner at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
501 North Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cocktail hour / visit museum
6:00 pm:   Dinner starts with special guest musicians Ollin.
7:00 pm:   Program starts with special guest Gustavo Herrera, Chief Operating Officer of LA Plaza;
featuring keynote speaker Ric Salinas of Culture Clash.
8:00 pm:   Dinner ends.

Day 2 - Thursday, October 3, 2013

8:15 am:   Check-in / registration / light breakfast
9:00 am:   Quiere ser mi Vecino (Do You Want To Be My Neighbor): Parks and the Evolution of
Historic Latino Neighborhoods
  • Fabian Wagmister, MFA., Vice-Chair & Program Head: Production/Directing, Department of Film, TV & Digital Media, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Raul Villa, Ph.D., Professor, English and Comparative Literary Studies,
    Occidental College
  • Jose Alamillo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Chicano/a Studies, Cal State Channel Islands
10:30 am:   Morning break
10:45 am:   Etnicidad, Identidad y Lugar (Ethnicity, Identity and Place): California's Historic Latino Population
  • William Estrada, Ph.D., Curator of California and American History,
    The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  • Carlos Salomon, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, CSU East Bay
  • Tomás F. Summers Sandoval, Jr., Ph.D., Associate Professor, History and
    Chicano/a Studies, Pomona College
12:15 pm:   Luncheon with keynote speaker Elizabeth Goldstein, President, California State Parks Foundation
1:30 pm:   Four brainstorming sessions: discuss programmatic initiatives for future implementation:
  • Media session – moderated by Patricia Perez, Principal, VPE Public Relations
  • Park & Outreach session – moderated by Elva Yanez, State Parks & Recreation Commissioner
  • Education session – moderated by Nancy Mendez, Interpreter, California State Parks
  • Historic Preservation session – moderated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation
3:15 pm:   Plenary session: presentation of breakout session results
4:15 pm:   Closing remarks by Major General Anthony L. Jackson, USMC (Ret), State Parks Director
California State Parks Foundation

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