Ofrendas: Solidarity with Migrant Families
Sunday Jul 29, 2018

Doors: 3:30 PM
Show: 4:00 PM

$25-$500 (plus applicable fees)

Academy of Music Theatre

274 Main Street
Northampton, MA

The Institute for Emerging Adulthood and Smith College School for Social Work are proud to present Ofrendas: Solidarity with Migrant Families. This event is a fundraiser for Southern Poverty Law Center: FREE our Families. 100% of proceeds will go towards immigration bonds to reunite detained families.
Ofrendas: Solidarity with Migrant Families is offered as contemplation for our practice, minds and hearts: a gathering of financial resources to reunite migrant families, a briefing on the current immigration crisis and a calling in of life, love, and powerful community ritual.

A panel of speakers will present on current policy, impact, and implications for migrant families. Diana Alvarez and ensemble will perform excerpted readings from her multimedia performance, Quiero Volver: A Xicanx Opera, an exploration of Xicanx curanderismo, themes of death, motherlessness, political consciousness, and building communities/families underpin the rituals offered.

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