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October 28, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan is a national organization formed in 1969 on the heels of the civil rights movement, the University of Utah chapter formed in 1993. M.E.Ch.A. is committed to social justice through education, community action, and political organizing. Annual events include celebrating The Day of Dead, Annual Youth Leadership High School Conference, and Chicanx Latinx Awareness Week. MEChA is a training ground for leadership. Through participating and coordinating MEChA events, one can gain invaluable leadership skills. MEChistAs also have the privilege of helping fellow students and their community in addition to finding a sense of identity and self-empowerment. It is a learning and fulfilling experience that helps develop a political consciousness and provides a sense of familia.
For information on joining M.E.Ch.A. call 801-585-1538
M.E.Ch.A meets Fridays at 1:00 pm in the Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA) – Union 235
Be sure to follow M.E.Ch.A.’s Facebook Page!