The History of the Zoot Suit Riots

The History of the Zoot Suit Riots: War, Prejudice, Criminal Prosecutions, Civil Disturbances and their Effects in the 1940s and Thereafter

This dinner program will feature a panel of speakers. Step back into history and learn about the Zoot Suit Riots, sparked by the sensational publicity given to the Sleepy Lagoon murder trial that led to twelve convictions.

Date:  Thursday, January 31, 2019

Time:  6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Cost:  $40 per person

CLE Credit:  1 hour of Elimination of Bias credit

Justice Arthur Gilbert, Presiding Justice, Second District, Division Six of the California Courts of Appeal

Commissioner James Blancarte, Los Angeles Superior Court and Former President of the Mexican American Bar Association

Evelina Fernandez, an award winning actress and writer, who has appeared in numerous productions, including the 1978 "Zoot Suit" play

Sal Lopez, a veteran actor and founding member of the Latino Theater Company, who has appeared in numerous films, television shows and plays, including the original 1978 production of "Zoot Suit"

Anthony De Los Reyes, Pocrass & De Los Reyes

Roy G. Weatherup, Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
1/31/2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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