Zona Abierta – Youth Leaders Across Borders: Resisting through Arts & Culture
Date / Time
February 4, 2020 - February 4, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Zona Abierta –
Youth Leaders Across Borders: Resisting through Arts & Culture
Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center, the Latin American and Latino Studies Program, and Alianza Americas
Join us for a conversation with young leaders from Otros Dreams en Acción and Soy Vida who will highlight stories of youth engagement, and raise awareness of the impact of deportation and violence in Latin America.
- Otros Dreams en Acción (ODA) is a community of deportees and returnees who grew up in the US but are now exiled in Mexico.
- Soy Vida is a campaign to destigmatize youth from communities identified as high-risk areas and youth who come from rural areas in El Salvador.
- Maggie Loredo, ODA Co-founder & Co-director
- Leni, ODA Organizer
- Fernando Jose Trejo Guevara, Soy Vida
- Youth Leader, Soy Vida
- Mario Lucero – Associate Director of the LCC
When: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020
Time: 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Where: LCC – Lecture Center B2
FREE refreshments and admission
For more info, please call 312-996-3095. All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. For accommodations contact the number above 5 business days before program.