Since 1992, the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture (CESLAC) at UCLA has provided cutting-edge research and education about Latinos, their health, history, and roles in California. About CESLAC >
Join us for a celebration honoring the contributions of UCLA's Latino Forefather, Reginaldo Francisco del Valle, including an interactive exhibit, music, and food. This event simultaneously recognizes and honors the more than 100 years of contributions Latino students, alumni, faculty, and staff have made to UCLA and to the wider community.
Friday, May 24, 2019 | 12:00 PM | Founder's Rock, UCLA
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During UCLA's Centennial year, please join us in honoring the contributions of UCLA's Latino forefather, Reginaldo Francisco del Valle. Your donation will help us to commission a portrait of del Valle, to be installed in a prominent place on campus alongside those of other persons who have played a significant role in the university's history and development.
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