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OAKLAND–Oakland’s Day Laborers Tell Their Stories: What Drives the Crisis?

September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm


OAKLAND– Undocumented Heart: Oakland’s Day Laborers Tell Their Stories

A free series of dialogues and exhibitions exploring the lives of undocumented  workers in the context of our  time through their testimony, words, works of art, poetry and prose

All events take place at Peralta Hacienda Historic Park

2465 34th Avenue

Oakland, CA 94601


Storytelling & Community Dialogues

Saturday, March 31 5-7pm — On the Beast and Through the Desert: Journeys North

Saturday, May 12, 5-7pm — A Feeling of Exile: Separation from Homeland and Life in the U.S.

Saturday, Sept 8, 5-7pm — What Drives the Crisis? 

Day Laborers will speak followed by discussion moderated by Alex Saragoza of UC Berkeley and Gabriela Galicia, Executive Director of Street Level Health Project and Linda Ivey of Cal State University East Bay

Art Exhibit and Celebration

Saturday, October 6 2-6pm 

Day Laborers’ art and stories in the Peralta House Museum outdoor storyline in Peralta Hacienda’s Museum without Walls

Food, music, dance and kids’ activities

This program is supported by California Humanities through an Humanities for All Quick Grant. 


September 8, 2018
10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2488 Coolidge Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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