Tour of the Sea Mar Museum of Chicano/a/Latino/a Culture (Online)
Join Dr. Jerry Garcia for a live Zoom tour of the Sea Mar Museum of Chicano/a/Latino/a Culture. Newly opened in October 2019 in the South Park neighborhood of Seattle, the museum showcases the history of Chicano/as and Latino/as from post war immigration to present time.
This event will be held on Zoom and registration is free.
About Dr. Jerry Garcia
Dr. Jerry Garcia was raised in Quincy, Washington to parents who worked in agriculture most of their lives and he is a proud migrant child. Dr. Garcia received his Ph.D. in history from Washington State University. Prior to joining Sea Mar Community Health Centers, Dr. Garcia held academic appointments with Iowa State University, Michigan State University, and was the Director of the Chicano Education Program at Eastern Washington University. As Vice President of Educational Services, Dr. Garcia oversees the new Sea Mar Chicana/o and Latina/o Cultural and History Museum. Dr. Garcia also oversee, as well as promotes and advocates for educational opportunities for our Chicano and Latino community, through such programs as the Latina/o Educational Achievement Project (LEAP). Dr. Garcia’s research focus is on Chicana/o History, Latin American and Mexican History, Asians in the Americas, immigration, empire, masculinity, and race in the Americas. Please visit jerrygarcialives.com for more details on Dr. Garcia’s research and interests.