2011.11.03 > For Immediate Release
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OLLAS Brings Former Mexico City Mayor to UNO for Nov. 10 Charla Series Event
As part of its second session of the 2011-2012 school year, OLLAS will host Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, former mayor of Mexico City and founder of the Party of the Democratic Revolution, as he discusses the current Mexican political climate and U.S.-Mexican relations.
Cárdenas also recently received the Belisario Dominguez Award, a Medal of Honor that is the highest recognition given by the Mexican Senate.
The event, which will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. at the Thompson Alumni Center, is free and open to the public. Complementary Spanish-to-English translation will also be provided.
Additional support for the Charla series is provided by UNO’s Political Science Department, UNO's Office of Academic and Student Affairs, the National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities and the Heartland Worker's Center. For more information on the event, please contact Yuriko Doku, project coordinator for OLLAS at (402) 554.3835, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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