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"We the People: Latino/a Immigrants' Struggle for Respect, Acceptance, and Equal Rights"

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, 11:30 a.m.

Description

You are cordially invited to the third in the Fall series of Brown Bag Lunches, sponsored by the Lawrence League of Women Voters. The program will focus on various aspects of immigration law, policy, and the social adjustments faced by Latino immigrants in their efforts to improve their quality of life here in the United States.

Beverages and light desserts will be served. Bring your lunch and join us
for an informative afternoon!!

TITLE
"We the People: Latino/a Immigrants' Struggle for Respect, Acceptance, and
Equal Rights"

PROGRAM DATE & TIME:
Friday, November 15, 2013, 11:30am-1 or 1:30 pm.

Each of our guests will have up to 20 minutes for their presentation, with a good1/2 hour or more for questions afterward.

LOCATION:
Watkins Museum of History, Ground Floor Meeting Room

ENTRANCE & PARKING:
We encourage using the Accessible Entrance on the South (11th Street) side
of the building, as it leads directly to the meeting room. Metered parking
available in front of the Museum on Mass. Street, and beside it along 11th Street; also across the street in the Community Building parking lot at 11th & Vermont. Bringquarters!!

GUEST SPEAKERS:
Lydia Diebolt, LSCMSW~ Director: Centro Hispano Resource Center, an extension of Lawrence's "Success By 6" program. Centro Hispano "...serves
families of primarily Latin American heritage, who primarily speak Spanish
and are not yet fluent in English"(from the website). Lydia will give an
over view of the center's services and show the 7-minute "U-Tube" video,
"Immigration de Mexico a' Lawrence."
Jennifer Ananda~ Attorney -at-Law: Specializing in various aspects of
Immigration Law, Jennifer will talk about her work history, mission, and
purpose, as an advocate for Latino immigrants and their families. Her
presentation will be accompanied by a Power-point. .
Marta Caminero-Santangelo~ Graduate Program Faculty, KU Department of
English: Marta's dedication to furthering the lives
of the Latino/a peoples through her work as a teacher and literary scholar,
along with her unique perspectives on the intersections between literature,
oral histories, social activism and change, will remain with you long after
this program is over.

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