Stand Up! Go Beyond the Streets

Date(s) - Thursday, September 14, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

Poster image for Stand Up

Join Mexican Students de Aztlán (MeSA), Students for the Advancement of Freedom, Equality, and Human Rights (SAFEHR), Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), and the Union for Puerto Rican Students (UPRS) for the first Noche de Poetas (Poetry Night) of the fall semester.


Don’t miss out on the amazing talented poets as they share their own poetic words on this month’s theme, “Messages of Support and Solidarity.”

Leading the night will be our featured poet Magdalena Garcia.

  • How can we support those that have been affected by the Trump administration so far?
  • What are the steps that an ally can take to actively demonstrate their solidarity?

Free refreshments and admission

Magdalena Garcia is a Mexican born and raised in the small town of Kankakee, IL. Magdalena is the daughter of an immigrant family that always emphasized the power of storytelling. She is a sophomore majoring in Latin American and Latinx studies and hopes to work with womxn and children in the immigrant community.

Poster: Stand Up Noche de Poetas [PDF]

All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting the number below.

Contact Info

Name: Edith Tovar
Phone: (312) 996-3095


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