Hey, Los Angeles. You're invited to Our Story: A Movement of UndocuAPIs, a four-part film/panel discussion series showcasing the stories of undocumented Asian and Pacific Islanders, presented by ASPIRE-Los Angeles, APALA-LA, Advancing Justice-LA., and the UCLA Labor Center. The latest event, featuring the films Why We Rise, Return to Sender and Us, is happening this Monday, August 11 at UTLA.
Here are some more details about the event:
Our Story: A Movement of UndocuAPIs
August 11 - August 27
6:00 - 8:00pm
Join us for this 4-part series that showcases the stories of undocumented Asian and Pacific Islanders.
Of the 11 million undocumented residents of the United States, about 10% are API. 250,000 APIs have been deported out of a total 2 million deportations under the Obama administration. It is time to take action!
Our Story offers a look into the stories of API immigrants through a panel and screenings of:
1. Why We Rise by Raise: Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast
2. Return to Sender by Studio Revolt
3. Us by Seth Ronquillo
Save the dates for Our Story!
Wednesday, July 30, 6-8PM at East Los Angeles College (Foyer Room in Ingalls Auditorium)
Monday, August 4, 6-8PM at Pilipino Workers Center (PWC)
Monday, August 11, 6-8PM at UTLA
Wednesday, August 27, 6-8PM at Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles
You can RSVP here. For further information, check out the Facebook event.