Mari-Luci Jaramillo: First Latina Ambassador Of The US

Mari-Luci Jaramillo: First Latina Ambassador Of The US

Espejos de Aztlan

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Mon. 4/13, 8p: On Espejos de Aztlán, we honor Dr. Mari-Luci Jaramillo ´s life and contributions to New Mexico, our nation and the world. A native of Las Vegas, New Mexico, who advocated for civil rights become the first Latina to hold a United States ambassadorship. Throughout her career as a teacher, scholar, community leader, and writer, she focused on education, bilingualism and Latina´s rights. Her tireless efforts left a legacy of essays, awards, photographs, and books that are now housed at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. In a conversation hosted by Cristina Baccin , we speak with three women who knew her from different points of views: Dr. Cecilia Navarrete , who studied under Dr. Jaramillo at the University of New Mexico as an undergraduate; she was also a member of the U.S. Ambassador Mari-Luci Jaramillo Endowed Scholarship Committee at the University of New Mexico and coauthored her coming-of-age memoir, Sacred Seeds: A Girl, Her Abuelos, and the Heart of Northern New
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Mon. 4/13, 8p: On Espejos de Aztlán, we honor Dr. Mari-Luci Jaramillo ´s life and contributions to New Mexico, our nation and the world. A native of Las Vegas, New Mexico, who advocated for civil rights become the first Latina to hold a United States ambassadorship. Throughout her career as a teacher, scholar, community leader, and writer, she focused on education, bilingualism and Latina´s rights. Her tireless efforts left a legacy of essays, awards, photographs, and books that are now housed at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. In a conversation hosted by Cristina Baccin , we speak with three women who knew her from different points of views: Dr. Cecilia Navarrete , who studied under Dr. Jaramillo at the University of New Mexico as an undergraduate; she was also a member of the U.S. Ambassador Mari-Luci Jaramillo Endowed Scholarship Committee at the University of New Mexico and coauthored her coming-of-age memoir, Sacred Seeds: A Girl, Her Abuelos, and the Heart of Northern New
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