Do you have questions about immigration policy, immigrant rights, and advocacy efforts? Come connect, converse, listen, learn, and brainstorm a better future together. The world cafe format allows audience members to ask questions, delve into discussion, and discover what they can do to make a difference. Refreshments will be provided.
Free and open to the public, this event includes a screening of first-hand stories of immigrant detention and deportation, with the aim of providing insight and information on how to build solidarity networks and enhance the role of artistic expression in advocating for social justice and advancing political change.
Humanizing Deportation is an an ongoing project and bilingual online archive of digital stories (short testimonial videos) documenting a diverse range of personal experiences related to deportation that give a human face to the complex consequences of mass involuntary displacement.
Supported by the Mellon Initiative in Comparative Border Studies at UC Davis, Mujeres Unidas y Activas, the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, Freedom for Immigrants, UC Humanities Research Institute, UC Mexico Initiative, UC MEXUS, UCD Global Affairs, CONACYT, and UC Davis Office of the Provost.