Human Rights Activist to Speak as Part of Hispanic Heritage Month

Harper College will host internationally acclaimed human rights activist Enrique Morones as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Morones' free, hour-long lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 20 in the J Building Theatre, Room J143 on the College's main campus,1200 W. Algonquin Road in Palatine.

Morones and his all-volunteer, nonprofit Border Angels supply United States and Mexico border stations with water, food and blankets to prevent the deaths of migrants. He was the first person to receive dual citizenship between the United States and Mexico and the first director of Mexico's Border Commission, and has appeared on numerous radio and television shows, including The Today Show.

He'll take audience questions as part of his Harper appearance. The event is open to the public.

For more information, contact the Office of Student Activities, 847.925.6242.

Media Contact: Erin Brooks, Media Relations Manager, 847.925.6159