Tag: immigration

Research considers cemetery workers’ union efforts

Allyson Brantley, associate professor of history, spoke about her latest research “Justice for Cemetery Workers” Tuesday in the Quay Davis Boardroom, before a group of roughly 10 La Verne community members, with more attending on Zoom.

Lecture gives voice to noncitizen abuse survivors

Krystal Rodriguez-Campos, director of the judicial immigration clinic at the College of Law, discusses “Advocating for the Voiceless: Noncitizen Survivors of Violence” on Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room.

Roundtable offers resources for immigrants

The University hosted a virtual roundtable on immigration relief for non-citizen survivors of violence to make them aware of the resources that are available to them. 

Speaker shares immigrants’ experience

Enrique Morones, founder of Gente Unida, House of Mexico and Border Angels, explained how to get involved in activism, how to help immigrants and how hateful words turn into hateful actions in a lecture as part of the virtual Latinx Heritage Month series on Wednesday via WebEx.

Dare to be a Dreamer: Gonzalo Rodriguez’s story

VICE’s short documentary is a window into Rodriguez’s life story. He was born in Mexico and immigrated to California at age 6 with his mom and two sisters. He grew up in Visalia, about 45 minutes from Fresno in the Central Valley. 

Event shows immigrant experiences in a different light

Poet and Public Speaker Yosimar Reyes talked about the need to change the narrative on immigrants and how his own experience can be used as insight into the life and struggles of a modern, Latino immigrant on Oct. 15 via Zoom.

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