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Day of Independence/Dia de La Independencia

Date: September 19, 2012
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Atwood Memorial Center Atwood Mall West
Description: Cultural.

Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán (MEChA) de SCSU invites you to join us from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 on the West Side of Atwood (Performing Arts side of Atwood) to celebrate Dia de La Independencia (Independence Day). M.E.Ch.A’s celebration will include spoken word, poetry, music, and traditional dance by Danza Mexica Cuauhtemoc.  It's a celebration of the struggles for independence, liberation & decolonization facing indigenous people world-wide.


The 16th of September is celebrated as Mexico’s Independence Day as, on this day in 1810, the people were urged to begin a fight for freedom from Spanish rule.  That same week, several countries of the Americas will celebrate their independence as they also continue the struggle for true decolonization of their borders, people and cultures.   


This event is free & open to everyone; classes and community welcome!

Cost: Free

'Day of Independence/Dia de La Independencia' Schedule

Date Time Location
September 19, 2012 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Atwood Memorial Center Atwood Mall West