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2016 Latino Literacy Roundtable: Financial Literacy

Friday (the day before the Tucson Book Festival)

March 11, 2016

 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Location: Arizona Historical Society
949 E. 2nd Street (Corner of Park Ave. and 2nd Street)
Tucson, AZ

(*Free Parking in the Euclid and 2nd Street Garage)

The Latino Literacy Roundtable provides an opportunity for scholars and community members to meet, discuss, and share information about the development of literacy of Latinos in English and in Spanish, and to promote the bilingualism and biliteracy of Latinos.

Chair: Patricia Montiel Overall -Associate Professor, University of Arizona School of Information

Co-Chair: Barbara Brown- Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, Vice President, Program Services & Community Initiatives

Panel: Jan Lesher will moderate a panel discussion with representatives from the TCI Foundation, Pío Décimo, Chicanos por la Causa, and Pima County Public Libraries.

Registration: Advanced registration is required.  Registration deadline is March 4, 2016, to  Open to the public at no cost.  Lunch provided to participants by the TCI Foundation. 

Sponsors: Arizona Historical Society, Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, City of Tucson Mayor’s Office, Regina Romero (Ward 1) Richard Fimbres (Ward 5), Cónsul de México, UA School of Information, UA Libraries, UA Mexican American Studies, Pima County Public Libraries, REFORMA (an affiliate of the American Library Association)

For further information contact LLR Chair-Patricia Montiel Overall at

*Free parking is available at the 2nd Street and Euclid garage.  Drive into the Arizona Historical Society (AHS) section of the garage (Follow signs or ask gate attendant).  You will get a ticket at the gate.  Take the ticket with you to the Latino Literacy Roundtable at the AHS and we will get it validated for you.

The Latino Literacy Roundtable will be held in the large meeting room at the far east end of the building.   A Latino Literacy Roundtable banner marks the entry to the event.