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Events for April

Posted by luis27lopez21 on March 26, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Thursday, April 4: "Taste of Asia"

Campus Recreation

Doors Open: 6:00 pm; Program Starts: 7:00 p.m.

Speaker: Tereza Lee, Dream Act.

12 years ago, Tereza Lee, a high school music student and undocumented immigrant faced deportation. Listen to this powerful story that inspired Senator Dick Durbin to author immigration legislation known as the DREAM Act. "Whenever Senator Durbin talks about his commitment to the DREAM Act, which he wrote and fought for, he talks of Tereza Lee" (ABC7 News Exclusive by Theresa Gutierrez, 2012).

Contact: Asian American Center, 815-752-1177.

 

Mujer a Mujer second annual conference:

Saturday, April 6

11:30 am - 5 pm

"Latinas Rompiendo Barreras to Become Tomorrow's Leaders"

Location: Campus Life Building 100

This is a FREE event!

if you have any questions please contact:

Jessica Pliego

(312) 206-2694

 

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Latino Film Festival co-sponsored by Dream Action NIU:

 

The dates are as follows:

 

April 9: Pecados De Mi Padre (spanish/english subtitles)

Location: Cavan Audotorium

Time: 7:30 pm

 

April 11: Topa De Elite (portuguese/english subtitles)

Location: Douglas Smart Classroom

Time: 7:30 pm

 

April 15: Maria Full Of Grace (Spanish/English subtitles)

Location: Cavan Auditorium

Time: 7:30 pm

 

April 17: City of God (Portuguese/English subtitles)

Location: Cole Hall

Time: 7:30 pm

 

April 18: Miss Bala (Spanish/English subtitles)

Location: Cole Hall

Time: 7:30 pm

 

website: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=476287455753553&set=pb.120799124635723.-2207520000.1364176944&type=3&theater

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Last Huskie Standing:

 

When: April 17

Shareny Mota will be representing Dream Action NIU

Date: April 17, 2013

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location:Central Park

 

**come and cheer for her**

 

 

 

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April 19: ILACHE conference

 

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Vagina Monologues

When: April 26

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Description: NIU's production of MMRP is scheduled for 4/26 and 4/27 at 7pm each night.

These diverse voices rise up in a collective roar to break open, expose, and examine the insidiousness of violence at all levels: brutality, neglect, a punch, even a put-down.

V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM), and sex slavery.

Proceeds benefit Safe Passage DV.

 

** A Dream Action memeber, a Mujer a Mujer member and a NIU alumni will be performing!! COME AND SHOW SUPPORT!! **

Contact: Women's Rights Alliance [email protected] or Women's Studies 815-753-1038

 

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Latino Student Empowerment Conference:

 

When: April 27

Time: 9 am - 6 pm

Where: Holmes Student Center

 

**Dream Action will have a snack table and will be taking donations for the scholarship**

**Dream Action Advisor, Sandy Lopez and ally Susana Das Neves will be presenting in a workshop**

 

contact: [email protected]

 

invitation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x4X0UPkJyc

 

 

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