Tag: LatinX community

Films for Hope and Healing: The Infiltrators

A true story of two young immigrants who get purposefully arrested by Border Patrol, and put in a shadowy for-profit detention center. The film follows Marco and Viri, members of a group of radical Dreamers who are on a mission to stop deportations. And the best place to stop deportations, they believe, is in detention. By Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra. Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival.

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Six Bridges Book Festival: Ernesto Cisneros

Middle-Grade Novel of Immigrant Family Separation Shows Wonder Years Disrupted

When you’re in seventh grade, it’s a big deal when your best friend decides to run for student body president. Only eighth graders usually do that. Naturally, Efrén is going to stand behind his friend. And all the other stuff in life,


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New Community Liaisons Bring Outreach Efforts Beyond Library Walls

In early 2019, CALS adopted a strategic plan to identify needs in our community and work to meet those needs. A pillar of that strategic plan is a new initiative to increase outreach to the Black and LatinX communities, as well as to extend all community outreach in settings outside library buildings. With these focused outreach efforts,


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