Quinceañera Style: Social Belonging and Latinx Consumer Identities

Dr. Rachel Valentina González

Come celebrate the book release of Dr. Rachel Valentina González, Professor of Latina/o Studies at University of Texas  in Austin. Born and raised in Oakland, Rachel grew up at the Latin American Library which later was renamed the César E. Chávez Branch Library. Her book explores the culture of quinceañeras in the U.S. She highlights the importance of young Latinas being visible and valued members of their families and communities.


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César E. Chávez Branch

3301 East 12th St., Ste. 271
Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (510) 535-5620