Yo Soy el Army: America’s New Military Caste
Date(s) - Wednesday, February 1, 2012
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center and the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy
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
- Erica Meiners, Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy
If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.
Name: Mario Lucero
UIC Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Program (LARES)
UIC Latino Cultural Center