Yo Soy el Army: America’s New Military Caste

Date/Time
Date(s) - Wednesday, February 1, 2012
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center and the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy

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This documentary looks at the militarization of the immigration debate. As Latinos grow into America’s largest minority, the community is being targeted by the U.S. military as a new and steady source of recruits. Approx. 30 min.

Join us for a screening followed by a panel discussion:

  • Brian Galaviz, counselor El Cuarto Año High School
  • Camilo Maya, U.S. Army E4 Specialist and UIC student
  • Annette Uriostegui, U.S. Army Sergeant and UIC student
  • Jesus Palafox, American Friends Services Committee
  •  Illiana Silva, counselor at Social Justice High School / Little Village Lawndale High School Campus

Moderator:

  • Erica Meiners, Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy

Poster: Yo Soy el Army: America’s New Military Caste [PDF]

If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.

Contact Info

Name: Mario Lucero
Phone: 312-996-3095
Email: mlucer3@uic.edu

Co-Sponsors

UIC Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Program (LARES)

Location
UIC Latino Cultural Center

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