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.

Presenters:

  • Maggie Loredo, ODA Co-founder & Co-director
  • Leni, ODA Organizer
  • Fernando Jose Trejo Guevara, Soy Vida
  • Youth Leader, Soy Vida 

Moderator:

  • 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.

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