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Penn Valley Common Read: Enrique's Journey

A guide to resources on the topics explored in the 2020-2021 Common Read book, Enrique's Journey.

Events: Enrique's Journey

Spring 2021 Common Read Events: Enrique's Journey

Immigration Attorney Clare Shaw

Kansas City immigration attorney Clare Shaw will speak about her work representing migrants in the U.S. legal system and take questions from students

Date: Wed Feb 3

Time: 9:30-10:45   

Invite Link: https://mcckc.zoom.us/j/95552869652

Ms. Shaw will host a second session to accommodate students in a second class period.

Date: Wed Feb 3

Time: 12:30-1:45   

Invite Link: https://mcckc.zoom.us/j/99367421517

 

Film: An American Story

MCC-Penn Valley history professor Lyle Gibson will screen his newest film, An American Story, and discuss the film.

Date: Wed Feb 24

Time: 12:30-1:45   

Invite Link: https://mcckc.zoom.us/j/93935369859

A second showing of the film will accommodate students in Thursday classes.

Date: Thu Feb 25

Time: 11:00-12:15

Invite Link: https://mcckc.zoom.us/j/92119230414

Alex Perez of the Hispanic Development Fund

The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund engages the Latino community in philanthropy to build stronger communities through grantmaking and scholarship support. Former MCC-Penn Valley employee Alex Perez will discuss her work with this important organization.

Date: Wed Mar 24

Time: 12:30-1:45

Invite Link: https://mcckc.zoom.us/j/98917217562

Ms. Perez will host a second session to accommodate students in Thursday classes.

Date: Thu Mar 25

Time: 12:30-1:45

Invite Link: https://mcckc.zoom.us/j/99994925037

 

Maite Salazar

Maite Salazar is an activist, artist, author, culinary stylist, and candidate for MO’s 5th Congressional District for 2020-2022. Last year Salazar was part of a team that passed a Conversion Therapy Ban in KC, and successfully organized against for-profit detention center, VisionQuest. Salazar is the founder of La Resistencia Poetry Group and Press, KC Gig Workers Support Group, KC Bartenders Watch, and the Maite Salazar and Friends Community Library.

Date: Thu Apr 8

Time: 9:30-10:45

Invite Link: https://mcckc.zoom.us/j/96982920212

 

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