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THIRD THURSDAY SOCIAL JUSTICE FILM SERIES
HOME IS A HUMAN RIGHT - IMMIGRATION
These six short films—Pursuing the Dream: What You Need to Know About DACA, Immigration, and Beyond; Divided by Deportation; Immigrant Stories: Doctors and Nurses; and Immigrant Stories: Teachers—examine issues related to immigration in the U.S. that impact undocumented and refugee communities.
Pursuing the Dream looks at the protections provided to undocumented immigrants through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the threats they face from intensified deportation actions.
In Divided by Deportation, we hear directly from children whose lives are shadowed by constant fear and uncertainty due to our increasingly harsh immigration policies.
Immigrant Stories: Doctors and Nurses exposes the inhumanity of our immigration policies which force people to choose between medical care or deportation, and Immigrant Stories: Teachers reveals how these policies are disrupting students' lives across the nation.
By exploring the growing complexities of immigration in the United States, this series seeks to highlight the human story of immigrants pursuing better lives amidst conflict.
Join us for a discussion of the current situation and how we might address these issues.
ABOUT THE SERIES
The League of Women Voters of the CSRA in partnership with the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta Social Justice Committee, the CSRA Coalition for Immigrant Rights and ACLU People Power Augusta, GA is bringing a series of thought-provoking social justice-themed films to the CSRA in 2020. Each 3-month block will focus on one topic - breaking down the complex issues for easier discussion.
This movie series is designed to focus on important social issues being faced today. The aim of the series is to facilitate dialogue to enhance informed communication, personal responsibility, and social responsibility. Each film screening incorporates a discussion with invited community organizers and/or experts. All events in the series are free admission and open to the public.