19 and a Day: The Life and Times of Jeff Abbey Maldonado, Jr.
Date(s) - Tuesday, April 2, 2013
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center
- What is your vision of a community at peace and how do we get there?
This documentary shares the story of a family’s love and tragic loss of their one and only child while residing in Chicago’s Pilsen Community. Jeff Abbey Maldonado Jr., an aspiring hip hop artist known as J-DEF, was determined to use his talent and creativity to make a positive change in his community and society. This film is a testament of the will of a family to not let their son’s passing go in vain.
- Approx. 30min.
Screening followed by discussion facilitated by Elizabeth Maldonado, co-founder of the J-DEF Peace Project.
If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.
Name: Mario Lucero
UIC Latin American and Latino Studies Program and student organizations FUEGO and La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda
UIC Latino Cultural Center