Eduardo Chavez

Presented by the University of Evansville Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Eduardo ChavezEduardo Chavez
Director, Speaker, Activist, and Podcast Host

As the grandson of both the legendary civil rights activist César Chávez and the Cuban revolutionary Max Lesnik, Eduardo Chavez is the scion of two revolutionary families. Eduardo’s political and activist background influenced his feature documentary, Hailing Cesar, released April of 2018.

Since its debut, Eduardo has screened Hailing Cesar and spoken at 50+ universities in thress different countries. In addition to being a director, speaker, and activist, Eduardo is the co-founder of Latindia Studios and a member of the Speakers’ Board for the Chavez Institute for Law and Social Justice.

Eduardo is also the host of the podcast We Are Latinx. Launched this year, he interviews Latinx individuals about their work and how their culture shapes it. It is now streaming on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

Monday, October 2, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. CDT
Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center
University of Evansville Campus
Free and open to the public