Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center and Salud Sin Papeles
America Divided – a documentary series highlighting the rise of inequalities in the U.S. In the “Out of Reach” segment, America Ferrera witnesses the difficulties for Central American refugees in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas. These refugees are hemmed-in by U.S. Border Patrol checkpoints, preventing them from receiving life-saving health care. Ferrera, whose parents and siblings are immigrants from Honduras, understands the challenges faced by new immigrants arriving to the U.S.
Approx. 45 min.
Film screening followed by discussion facilitated by Salud Sin Papeles members and organizers Janeth Vazquez-Ortega and Wendy Mironov.
When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Where: Latino Cultural Center - Lecture Center B2
FREE refreshments and admission
Salud Sin Papeles is a grassroots project run by volunteers from the community who are undocumented or have seen how the immigration system affects other members of their community. They organize to improve health and access to healthcare for undocumented immigrants, their families, communities, and beyond.
The program is co-sponsored by the UIC Richard J. Daley Library and the Heritage Garden Student Group.
For more information, (312) 996-3095.
All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting the number above.
B2 LCB Lecture Center B
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