Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

New Immigrants of New Orleans: A Socio-Legal Panel Discussion

April 12th, 2011
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location
Greenleaf Conference Room, 100A Jones Hall

Join the World Affairs Council of New Orleans (WACNO) for an educational panel discussion on the social and legal issues facing our new immigrant community in a post-Katrina world!

Panelists will speak on legal and socio-cultural issues new immigrants in the New Orleans area face, focusing on the contributions of new immigrants and their culture to the rebuilding of New Orleans. There will be a Q&A session after completion of the panel’s presentations.

Moderator: Jimmy Huck
Panelists: Marvin Clifford, Martin Gutierrez, Laila Hlass, M. Isabel Medina, Vanessa Spinazola

The event is free to the public (suggested donation = $1- $5).

Seating is limited, reserve your spot early. To register, visit “http://www.wacno.org” to be taken to our online ticketing system.
For more information, please contact WACNO at wacno@bellsouth.net

Click here for the panel flyer

This event is sponsored by WACNO and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies

WACNO is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization dedicated to presenting diverse views on a variety of international topics to the Greater New Orleans Area

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K-14 Summer Educator Institute in Cuba

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Havana, Cuba | June 17 – July 1, 2017

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$3,500.00 for 15 days

This two-week program through the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Cuban and Caribbean Studies, and in collaboration with Primary Source provides the unique opportunity to work on developing lesson plans while exploring the sights and sounds of a nation and country that remain obscured behind political rhetoric and misinformation. Recent economic changes on the island have provoked a series of social and cultural transformations that have left Cubans and the entire world wondering what could be next for the island and the Revolution. Don’t miss the chance to witness some of these challenges and triumphs firsthand and get the opportunity to bring your experience back to your students in the classroom.

Tulane’s summer program is locally sponsored and supported by the National Union of Writers and Artists. Participants will stay within walking distance of the Malecón, the university, and several cultural venues. In addition to field trips in Havana, there will also be group excursions to the historic cities of Trinidad and Cienfuegos, the Che Guevara monument in Santa Clara, Playa Girón, and Viñales.

For more information and for the institute application, please visit the institute webpage.

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Celebrate and learn about Latin America with your kids through the Stone Center’s Pebble Center at the Algiers Regional branch of the New Orleans Public Library for bilingual story time.

Our summer story hour will take place in June, July, and August on the second Tuesday of every month at 10:30 AM. All books are read in English and Spanish and readings are followed by an activity based on the book. Past books include Counting Ovejas, Drum Dream Girl, and Mango, Abuela, and Me. Readings are free and open to the public. Recommended ages 0 – 5 and parents!

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