Three Generation of Migrants: A Family History
Jesus Salas will speak about his family’s experiences as migrant farmworkers in Wisconsin.
Jesus Salas is the descendant of a Mexican American family who first came to Wisconsin during the 1940s. He worked throughout his early school years as a migrant farmworker. Salas led protests, marches, and organizing efforts to secure rights and improve conditions for himself, his family, and the migrant community during the 1960s and 1970s.