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Librotraficante Caravan Route: Arizona Banned Our History. We Decided to Make More.
Houston, TX: Monday, March 12, 2012, 10 am:
See us off or get on the bus!  Seat info: 
Press Conference: Casa Ramirez Folk Art Gallery
241 W. 19th St., Houston, TX 77008 
 Embedded Media: Flashpoints from Pacifica, Texas Monthly
Texas Observer magazine, Jesús Treviño will film this history-making journey, mamiverse    LaBloga     Latino USA.

4 p.m. San Antonio, TX Press Conference at The Alamo. 

7 PM: Inauguration of Under Ground Library:
​Southwest Workers Union, 1414 E. Commerce, San Antonio, TX 78205. Featuring BOMBASTA, Harbeer Sandhu, & Anel Flores, Gabriel Carmona, Lupe Mendez, Jasmine Mendez, Juan Perez Y mas, free. 

Tuesday, March 13: 10 am - Noon: Latino Cultural Caucus: SA School Board Review    Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, 922 San Pedro Avenue San Antonio, TX 78212 

1 pm - 4 PM: Teach In for 100 Teachers Bihl Haus Arts, 2803 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201

7 PM: Librotraficante Banned Book Bash: Lorna Dee Cervantes,
Sandra Cisneros, Luis Alberto Urrea, Carmen Tafolla,
 Xavier Garza, John Phillip Santos, Anthony The Poet, Tony Diaz-El Librotraficante, Zelene Suchilt, Viktoria Valenzuela, more to come. Quantum Demographics: Black and Brown Unity
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
1300 Guadalupe Street, San Antonio, Tx 787207

Wednesday, March 14 Banned Book Bash!
7 PM: El Paso: Mercado Mayapán (2101 Myrtle, 79901) 
​Featuring: Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Tony Diaz-El Librotraficante, Zelene Suchilt, Librotraficante Lips Mendez, Gabriel Carmona, Harbeer Sandhu. Dagoberto Gilb-pending.more to come!

Thursday, March 15
10 am: Mesilla, New Mexico: Breakfast Press conference (Quick Lit Throw Down) Host: Denise Chavez

5 PM: Alburquerque, New Mexico: Home of Rudolfo Anaya to receive la bendición and the charge to "Occupy Arizona!"

Albuquerque, NM: National Hispanic Cultural Center 
1701 4th Street SW Albuquerque, NM 87102
7 PM: Press Conference
7:15 PM Librotraficante Banned Book Bash! Featuring: Jimmy Santiago Baca, Dagoberto Gilb, Luis Alberto Urrea, Levi Romero, Margaret Randall, Andrea J. Serrano, Mary Oishi, Tanaya Winder, Hakim Bellamy, Richard Vargas, Tony Diaz-El Librotraficante, Zelene Suchilt, Habeer Sandhu, Gabriel Carmona, Gary L. Brower, E. A. “Tony” Mares, PhD, Cathy Arellano, Bill Nevins, Lupe Mendez.

Tucson, Arizona Friday, March 16
12:30 PM: Gallup, NM Bordering Crossing Ritual
3 PM: Press Conference: John Valenzuela Youth Center 1550 S. 6th Ave., South Tucson, AZ 85713
​7 PM: Latino Caucus 2016 Reception. 

Other States Arrive All Day Long. (We will post updates.)

Sat. March 17: Studio ONE 197 E TOOLE AVE, TUCSON AZ 85701-1210. Student Breakfast: rsvp

10 am - Noon: Latino Cultural Caucus: School Board Elections-2 seats open in November. We will win them. Studio ONE 

1 pm - 4 pm: Ultimate Lit Teach-In for 100 students and 100 teachers RSVP
John Valenzuela Youth Center, 1550 S 6th Ave., South Tucson, AZ 85713 

All Day: Libros Libres Taco Truck: We will distribute copies of the banned books throughout the city from a Taco Truck.

7 PM: Literary Showcase: (Flyer) Mind Altering Prose: The University of Arizona, Social Science Bldng Room 100. 1145 E South Campus, Tucson, AZ 85721

Santo Patricio Battalion Celebration: Ireland & Mexico
MC: Tony Diaz, El Librotraficante Featuring the Padrinos y Madrinas of Mexican American Literature: Dagoberto Gilb, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Luise Alberto Urrea, Manuel Muñoz, Rene Alegria, Roberto Rodriguez, Christine Granados, Diane Lopez, Zelen Suchlit, Elena Díaz Bjorkquist, Harbeer Sandhu, Lupe Mendez, Liana Lopez, Matt Mendez. Honoring our Tuscon Cultural Heroes: Curtis Acosta, Sean Arce, UNIDOS, PIMA MECHA, Tucson High Mecha, and more! (Nominate other champions.)

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