1919 Canales Investigation Conference

Reverberations of Memory, Violence, and History

A Conference for the Centennial of the 1919 Canales Investigation

January 31, 2019 – February 1, 2019

Over ninety years ago, State Representative José Tomas ‘JT’ Canales called for an investigation into state-sanctioned violence unleashed on the predominantly Mexican-origin community in the state’s southern border.