AAC Approved Scheduled Lectures
What: In the Country We Love: My Family Divided
Who: Diane Guerrero
When: Thursday, April 4th @ 11:00am
Where: Tivoli Turnhalle
Guerrero is an American actress and author famous for her roles in “Orange is the New Black” and “Jane the Virgin.” Born in 1986, Guerrero grew up in Boston and remained there after the rest of her family was deported to Colombia. This sparked her passion for immigration reform, which is expressed in her book “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided,” a memoir about her parents being detained and deported when she was fourteen.
What: Hate Crimes in our Community
Who: Jeremy Shaver, Anti-Defamation League and Jason Marsden, Matthew Shepard Foundation
When: Thursday, April 12th @ 7:00pm
Where: Multicultural Lounge, Tivoli
Incidents of hate crimes and hate speech directed at immigrants, Jews, Muslims, African-Americans, Latinos, women and LGBT persons in Colorado are on the rise. Learn more about the impact of hate incidents and crimes on the LGBTQ community and recent changes to state law to help protect the community. Jeremy Shaver and Jason Marsden Foundation share the latest data.
Registration is necessary, as seating is limited.