Becoming American Series - Immigration and Family and Community Support

On Thursday, March 14, the LWV Roseville Area will co-host with the Shoreview Library and Do Good Roseville the fifth program in a six-session series on immigration experiences in America.The program, Family and Community, will be held at the Shoreview Library, 4560 N. Victoria (just north on Victoria off Hwy. 96) from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

This program will explore how family ties and community institutions play an essential role in successful migration and adaptation to American life.The evening will begin with the showing of the documentary My American Girls: A Dominican Story which focuses on the Ortiz family’s hard-working immigrant parents and their American-born daughters. Discussion will be moderated by Professor Yuichiro Onishi, an University of Minnesota Associate Professor of African American Studies and Asian American studies, presently serving as Acting Director of the Immigration History Research Center.

The program is free and open to the public.