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Welcome Ijeoma Oluo as the keynote for En Camino!

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 11:37am
Portrait of Ijeoma Oluo
Casa Latina welcomes Ijeoma Oluo, author of So You Want to Talk About Race as the keynote speaker at our annual gala as we come together for a night of solidarity to celebrate 25 years En Camino – on the road – fighting for immigrant justice.
 
Biography:
 
Ijeoma Oluo is a Seattle-based Writer, Speaker and Internet Yeller. Her work on social issues such as race and gender has been published in The Guardian, The Stranger, Washington Post, ELLE Magazine, NBC News and more. Her NYT bestselling first book, So You Want To Talk About Race, was released January 2018 with Seal Press. Ijeoma was named one of the Most Influential People in Seattle by Seattle Magazine, one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Seattle by Seattle Met, one of The Root's 100 Most Influential Americans in 2017 & 2018, and is the recipient of the Feminist Humanist Award 2018 by the American Humanist Association, the Media Justice Award by the Gender Justice League, and the 2018 Aubrey Davis Visionary Leadership Award by the Equal Opportunity Institute.
 
 
Don’t miss the chance to meet her on September 28, 2019 at The Westin Seattle. Register now!