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BAKERSFIELD– California Humanities presents “On Immigration & Journalism: A Conversation with Sonia Nazario”
October 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pmFree
BAKERSFIELD– California Humanities presents ON IMMIGRATION AND JOURNALISM: A CONVERSATION WITH SONIA NAZARIO at Bakersfield College on Tuesday October 9 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Nazario, who was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for Enrique’s Journey, a six-part Los Angeles Times series about the experiences of Latin American children immigrating to the United States, will discuss her work reporting on immigration and the current state of journalism. She is also currently an opinion writer with the New York Times, focusing on immigration and asylum issues. This free public forum is presented in partnership with the Bakersfield College’s Distinguished Speakers Series.
Joining Nazario in conversation is Joaquin Alvarado, founder of Studiotobe and former CEO of the Center for Investigative Reporting.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 7:00 – 9:00 pm Register here. Levan Center for the Humanities Bakersfield College 1801 Panorama Dr Bakersfield, CA 93305
ON IMMIGRATION AND JOURNALISM: A CONVERSATION WITH SONIA NAZARIO is presented by California Humanities as part of CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen, a new year-long partnership with four California community colleges designed to engage young Californians in a consideration of the vital connections between journalism and democracy. It brings Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists to college campuses, provides hands-on media literacy training, and strives to amplify young people’s voices and perspectives in public dialogue throughout California. CA 2020 encourages critical thinking, civic engagement, and active contributions of our young people to our democracy and the future of California.
About California Humanities
California Humanities, a nonprofit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, promotes the humanities – focused on ideas, conversation and learning – as relevant, meaningful ways to understand the human condition and connect us to each other in order to help strengthen California. California Humanities has provided grants and programs across the state since 1975. To learn more visit www.calhum.org, or follow California Humanities on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.