WATCH: Invited Speakers on Latinx Issues

WATCH: Invited Speakers on Latinx Issues

Si, Se Puede: 

A Celebration of Heritage with Labor Rights Activist Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta, labor and civil rights activist,

founder of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, and co-founder of the United Farm

Workers Association discusses Latinx issues in the United States with

Paola Ramos, VICE and VICE News correspondent, MSNBC and Telemundo contributor,

and Haus Leader in the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School.

The Future of the Progressive Movement: 

A Conversation with Julián Castro


Castro, former 2020 presidential candidate, former secretary of housing and

urban development, mayor of San Antonio, Texas, and author of An Unlikely

Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream discusses his historic run for

president, the state of politics today, and the future of the progressive

movement with Maya Rupert, IOP Spring 2022 resident fellow, political

strategist, writer, distinguished fellow with Community Change, and Secretary

Castro’s 2020 presidential campaign manager. 

Immigration Through the Lens of Latina Leaders


M. Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice in International

Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, moderated a panel

discussion on the role of political leadership in combating backlash towards

immigration, the consequences of anti-immigrant sentiment, and the rising

threat of xenophobia and populism on democracy. Panelists include Loretta

Sanchez, former United States House of Representative (1997-2017), and Beatriz

Merino, former Prime Minister of Peru (June 2003-December 2003).