The Upstanding Immigrant: Screening and Discussion
Filmmaker Hector Ortiz and the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission (RACC) present a free screening and panel discussion in the theme of "The Upstanding Immigrant", as part of the inaugural Bay Area United Against Hate Week events.
Mr. Ortiz won a RACC neighborhood mini-grant to complete his short film "Announcement"—which focuses on how the end of DACA impacts one Dreamer’s family. Ortiz has curated this evening. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion led by the filmmaker, RACC commissioners Tony Tamayo and Silvia Ledezma, and special guest Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia.
Doors open at 7:00 PM. Screening and discussion will begin at 8:00 PM.
DATE: Friday, November 16th, 2018
TIME: Doors 7pm, Screening & Discussion 8pm
ADDRESS: 23 Maine Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804
About the Panelists
Supervisor John Gioia led the charge to create a healthcare program for undocumented immigrants Contra Costa Cares and Stand Together, the immigration law resource hotline, and advocated for ending the ICE contract at the county jail. Supervisor John Gioia led the charge to create Contra Costa Cares, a healthcare program for undocumented immigrants, and Stand Together, the immigration law resource hotline. He also advocated for ending the ICE contract at the county jail and is co-sponsoring a resolution to declare United Against Hate Week for 11/11-11/18.
The purpose of the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission is to promote and encourage the development of, and interest in the fine and performing arts, and to act in an advisory capacity to the City concerning its artistic and cultural development and the preservation of Richmond’s heritage. Commissioners Tony Tamayo and Silvia Ledezma will be representing RACC for the panel discussion.
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