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Humanities Lecture Series: Maria Hinojosa
September 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmFree
Maria Hinojosa is the Executive Producer of NPR’s Latino USA and PBS’s America by the Numbers. One of the most prominent Latina journalists in our country, Maria Hinojosa has been covering major stories for over 20 years. She is a frequent guest on MSNBC and CBS Sunday Morning, the author of two books, and the recipient of many awards, including: four Emmys, the John Chancellor Award, the Studs Terkel Community Media Award, two Robert F. Kennedy Awards, the Edward R. Murrow Award, and the Ruben Salazar Lifetime Achievement Award. In this insightful and engaging presentation, she will speak about her experiences covering immigration for NPR and PBS. As a woman and a mother, she has a particular interest in how immigration is impacting the mental health of Latinas and their families. She also speaks about how Latinos and Latinas are the new face of the civil rights movement in our country.