CANCELLED - Family Detention on the Ground

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Classes, Virtual

Age Group:

Adults

Program Description

Event Details

Neighbors Together Series

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled due to the presenter's family emergency.

Megan Klein discusses her experience as a Proyecto Dilley volunteer at the largest detention facility for migrant women and children in the US. The presentation centers on the stories of the women and children that she advocated for in an effort to situate the topic of immigration in the individual migrants themselves. Megan encourages questions and discussion at the end of the presentation.

This Illinois Humanities Road Scholars Speakers Bureau program is hosted by the Wheaton, Indian Prairie, Addison, Itasca, Naperville and Westmont Public Libraries to promote Literacy DuPage, a local organization that teaches English, and to highlight the diversity of DuPage County.

Illinois Humanities is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Illinois General Assembly [through the Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA)], as well as by contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed by speakers, program participants, or audiences do not necessarily reflect those of the NEH, Illinois Humanities

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