Monday, September 23, 2013

Check out the Upcoming Events!!!

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 7:00 pm
University of Pennsylvania 
Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall, 3601 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104

La Casa Latina and Penn for Immigrant Rights will be having a documentary screening of the "Aqui y Alla" Documentary. After the screening, a panel discussion will be held with lead artist Michelle Angela Ortiz, Erika Almiron (the director of Juntos), and Amada Armenta (Assistant Professor of Sociology) about the project and the impact of immigration policies on youth. To join the event click here.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 2:30-3:45 pm
Millersville University
Lead artist, Michelle Angela Ortiz, will be presenting the "Aqui y Alla" Documentary at the International Policy Conference at Millersville University. This two-day event on September 26- 27 will feature inspiring speakers from many dimensions of human rights. For more info click here. 

Saturday, September 28th, 2013 2:00 pm

PASSAGES Exhibition at the Andrew Freedman House
1125 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY
The "Aqui y Alla" Documentary will be shown during the series of events from the PASSAGES exhibition presented by Visiones Culturales, LLC. For more info click here.

Friday, September 6, 2013

From Philly to Texas to Juarez

Lead Artist, Michelle Angela Ortiz, traveled to El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico to present the "Aquí y Allá" Documentary as part of the Del Corazon Film Festival. 

During her visit, Ortiz also spoke to young community leaders from La Fundación Comunitaria de la Frontera Norte, A.C., a nonprofit organization developing youth leaders in Ciudad Juarez and channeling philanthropic resources to the community.

Here are some highlights from the screening at the festival.