Juana Watson will present “Indiana’s Latino Community, Past and Present” at 7 p.m. on January 25 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public.
Watson is Senior Advisor for Latino, Immigrant, Ethnic and International Affairs for the State of Indiana. She received advanced degrees from Indiana University and the Graduate Theological Foundation (IN), where she currently serves as Professor of Latino Affairs. She also founded the non-profit organization Badges Without Borders, which provides public safety personnel with education in the Spanish language and cultural diversity training. Additionally, Dr. Watson has served in the capacity of Advisor to President Vicente Fox Quesada of Mexico. Her presentation will detail the history and present state of Indiana’s Latino community.