FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 03/21/96
Contact: Margie Yu,
Public Affairs Assistant
MEXICAN DEBTORS RESISTANCE MOVEMENT
What & Who
The Latin American Studies Program and the Byran O.
Jackson Lecture Series at California State University, Los Angeles will cosponsor a free
lecture entitled "El Barzón: The Mexican Debtors Resistance Movement."
The guest speaker will be José María Imaz,
coordinator of foreign relations for El Barzón, a prominent
Mexican union that defends the rights of debtors.
Tuesday, April 9, 1996, 6 p.m.
Cal State L.A. University-Student Union, Los Angeles Room.
The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino
(I-10) Fwy., at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Fwys.
José María Imaz works in Mexico City as director
of a foreign language institute and coordinator of a small business
owners association comprising more than 20,000 businesses. He
has extensive teaching and translation experience. He speaks
five languages and has traveled extensively.
Other event sponsors include CSLA Educational Opportunity Program
(EOP), Department of History and Department of Political Science.
For more information, call CSLA Latin American Studies Program
at (323) 343-2180.