USC Dia de Los Muertos - Speak Our Legacy: The Correlation Between Policy and Death

Friday, November 2, 2018 at 6:00pm

This is a past event.

Taper Hall (THH), 202
3501 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Please join the Price Latino Student Association, Latino Graduate Student Association, and Partnership for an Equitable Los Angeles in commemorating Dia de Los Muertos. The event will commemorate, honor, and bring visibility to the lives that have been lost due to the real, adverse, and debilitating effects of US Policies, domestically and abroad.

The event will have two parts:

Panel - 6:00pm to 7pm, Taper Hall 202

The purpose of the panel is to highlight the adverse effects of US policies on marginalized communities with the purpose of facilitating conversation on how policy creation and implementation need to change for the wellbeing of underserved and vulnerable communities.  Topics to be discussed include: US Imperialism in Puerto Rico, Immigration Policy, Rights and Visibility of the Transgender Community, The War on Drugs, Native American Genocides, Slavery, and Tribal Laws.

Confirmed Panelist, include:
•    Cinthia N Flores - Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights
•    Jennicet Gutierrez - Familia Trans Queer Liberation Movement
•    Nicole Hernandez - Puerto Ricans in Action Los Angles
•    Jody Armour - Professor of Law, USC Gould School of Law
•    Jordan Marie Daniels - Rising Hearts Coalition
•    Sarah Esquivel - Associate Director of Recruitment and Admission, USC Price School of Public Policy (Moderator)

Reception - Ronald Tutor Center Ballroom, 7pm to 11pm

Open to all USC students, staff, faculty, and community members.  The reception will be catered, and will include live entertainment  representative of the communities being discussed by the panelist. Dancing is highly encouraged!  THIS IS A FREE AND FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT.

Teo Franco y su Trio San Pedro (Boleros, Son, Rancheras, Baladas) 7pm-9pm
Taller Kurubina (Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba) 9pm - 10pm
DJ Jeffrey One (Salsa, Bachata, Reggaeton, Flash Backs, House, etc.) 10pm - 11pm

Catering: Chichen Itza

Please join us in what will be a memorable night honoring community, culture, and justice!  
If you have any questions, please contact Price Latino Student Association at and

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus

Price School of Public Policy
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