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Willie Velasquez: Your Vote is Your Voice
Mexican American Civil Rights Institute
Join us for a free screening of Willie Velasquez: Your Vote is Your Voice, a documentary film by Hector Galan.
Willie Velasquez launched a grassroots movement that forever changed the Nation’s political landscape. Through his nonpartisan Southwest Voter Registration and Education Project (SVREP), from his homebase of San Antonio, Velasquez launched over a thousand voter registration drives in 200 cities, creating a movement that has continued to grow in power each year. Using interviews with people like Henry Cisneros and Julian Castro, along with rare archival footage and photos, this 2016 documentary by Hector Galan explores Velasquez’s story and tells a dynamic story of political empowermentView more
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Music will follow the screening
1514 W. Commerce, San Antonio, TX 78207