BECOMING AMERICAN is a six-week public program featuring documentary film screenings and scholar-led discussions designed to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history.
WHO: Open to all members of the community. Free. No RSVP required.
WHEN: Every Monday, beginning on October 8th through November 12th, 6:30-8:30 PM
WHERE: The first three programs will be held in the JCC Katz Theatre, 5738 Darlington Rd., Squirrel Hill. The last three programs will be held in College Hall Room 104, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave. Both locations are accessible by bus. Plan your trip and get bus fare information.
Immigrant Community Blueprint - Allegheny County
Refugee and Immigrant Services for Employment (RISE) - PA Women Work
Community Assistance and Refugee Resettlement (CARR) - Northern Area Multi Service (NAMS) Center
GUMBERG LIBRARY, along with our partners, is one of thirty-two sites nationwide to host this program series, which is made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor.
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A project by City Lore in collaboration with the Immigration & Ethnic History Society and the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience. Becoming American has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor.