Dream America: Immigration – First Annual Arts and Advocacy Conference

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Save the Date! Saturday, April 21, 2018 12:30 pm-8:00 pm

Join Myers Park Baptist Church and Queens University of Charlotte for informative presentations and sessions highlighting the use of the arts to advocate for immigrants.  From slam poetry to storytelling, film to photography, and dance to music, experts will be on hand to share their knowledge and tools. The event will culminate in a dramatic reading, followed by live music and food trucks, all celebrating the gifts our immigrant neighbors continue to bring to our community. A pre-conference interfaith service will also be held.

Partnering Organizations:  Myers Park Baptist Church, Charlotte Racial Justice Consortium РJohnson C. Smith University, Queens University of Charlotte, and University of North Carolina РCharlotte, the Light Factory, Playing for Others, Youth Exchange Project, MeckMin, Charlotte Clergy Coalition for Justice.

Sponsorships are available. We welcome other partnering organizations. For more information, please contact Talia Goldman, goldmant@queens.edu and Caroline Manning, cmanning@myersparkbaptist.org.

Be on the lookout for registration forms, which will include detailed and time specific event information.

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