Opening reception with refreshments 4:00-7:00pm 
Panel conversation with contributors 5:00-6:00pm
(Check-in opens at 4pm)
Join members of the (Re)Writing Migration Stories project to celebrate the opening of our Healing and (Re)Building Connection through Art exhibit on the second floor of Langson Library.

As people impacted by immigration policy, we took courses with Dr. Laura E. Enriquez (Dept. of Chicano/Latino Studies) and traveled to Mexico to heal and (re)build our connections to our country of origin. We are featuring our art in an exhibit documenting our journeys.

We look forward to sharing our journey with you!
For more info and to RSVP:

UCI students Giovanna Itzel, Kitana Carbajal Juarez, Erica Chacon Cabadas, Breana Figueroa Perez, Melissa Martinez, Jacqueline Marquez-Ornelas, Citlali Rodriguez, Lexi Romero, Aransa Sanchez, Katherine Trujillo Salazar, and Dahana Urrea Cruz

UCI Prof. Laura Enriquez

Artists-in-residence and community partners Madai Zamora and Baruck Racine
Madai Zamora is a returnee who lived in the US for 21 years. She’s a former DACA recipient, who has been back in Mexico for almost 6 years. She is an educator, a wanna be influencer, and a poet. She is part of Otros Dreams en Acción (ODA) as Voceria and is a new dog mom.

Baruck Racine is an activist, community organizer, geographer and visual artist. He is part of the returnee community having immigrated with his family from Tecomaxltahuaca, a Ñuu Savi pueblo, from the northwestern part of Oaxaca. Currently, he co-coordinates Pocha House which is ODA’s Cultural and Artistic Space, where the work that they develop has expanded across borders.

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