Free Screening of “El Norte” Wednesday April 24th 6PM at the Nickelodeon Theater

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MOVIE: El Norte
WEDNESDAY April 24th 6PM

Nickelodeon Theater
1607 Main St. Columbia, SC
Join us for a free screening of the acclaimed Oscar-nominated 1983 movie “El Norte” at the Nickelodeon Theatre.  After facing  violent repression from the Guatemalan army, two Mayan siblings trek north to the US to seek new lives.  Followed by Talkback with Debbie Billings and Laura Cahue of the Grassroots Alliance for Immigrant Rights (GAIR)
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Sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center and the Nickelodeon Theater

“Central American Asylum-Seeker Crisis” Wednesday April 3rd 4pm at USC

 

 

 

The Central American Asylum-Seeker Crisis
PANEL DISCUSSION
WEDNESDAY April 3rd
4PM-5PM
USC, Gambrell Hall Room 431   USC Campus Map: https://www.sc.edu/visit/map/   Recommended parking: Pendleton St Garage or off Pendleton St.

We do not have a national security crisis on the border: we have a humanitarian crisis on the border as thousands of asylum-seekers from the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras head north to flee poverty and violence in their home countries.  This panel discussion will examine the push and the pull factors, including the history of US foreign policy in Central American and current US immigration policies.  Featuring Dr. Ben Roth, Dr. Debbie Billings, Luis Garcia, and Dr. Breanna Grace.  Free and open to the public. Facebook Event

Sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center, Witness for Peace Southeast, the Consortium for Latino and Immigration Studies at USC, and the Walker Institute for Area Studies at USC

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See also Learning Circle, Focus Honduras TUESDAY April 2nd 7:30PM

Learning Circle on Honduras Tuesday April 2nd 7:30PM at Tapp’s