Karl Novak

Postcard for Karl Novak

I support the undocumented community.”

Although I do not personally have any direct experiences with migration (I have lived in the Chicagoland area my whole life), I come from a family that exists because of human migration. All of my ancestors came to the United States from different European countries, shared and interacted with each other, making me who I am today. I am lucky and proud to have values and traditions coming from these backgrounds, and it provides me with a uniqueness that cannot be copied.

The Butterfly postcard campaign was developed by the UIC Latino Cultural Center in collaboration with student organizations Fearless Undocumented Alliance and Heritage Garden Student Group that highlights the parallels between the migration of people and Monarch butterflies across national borders.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How does it feel when you’ve moved from the neighborhood that was familiar to you or the country where you grew up? What were some of the challenges that you confronted in this new place? What or who helped you adapt to this new place?
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You can also pick up a postcard at the UIC Latino Cultural Center and mail it to someone that can help improve the lives of immigrants.