HABLA PLATICA: “The Redevelopment of Latino East Austin and How to Protect and Preserve Our Latino Culture”

pic_hablaClearly gentrification and the redevelopment of Latino East Austin is well underway. However, as a community we can incorporate mechanisms and initiatives to protect and preserve our Latino culture and history in East Austin. Join us for our next HABLA Platica on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Our Platica will be moderated by Award Winning Journalist, Mr. Juan Castillo, Former Austin American Statesman Reporter and Creator of the SOMOS AUSTIN Blog.

Our Guest Panelists will include: Dr. Emilio Zamora, City of Austin Hispanic Quality of Life (HQLI) Resource Advisory Commission, Roen Salinas, Creative Artistic Director of Aztlan Dance, Cathy Vasquez-Revilla, Editor/Publisher of La Prensa Newspaper, Ricard deVarga, ThinkEast Development Project and Paul Saldaña, Vice-Chair, Austin Geriatrics Center Board of Directors – RBJ Redevelopment Project.  http://hablaaustin.squarespace.com/new-events/

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