IRIS Brown Bag Forum Series 2008
Documentaries & Discussions
Free Special Screening - 11:35 AM
Strong Threads: Stories of Justice from the Laotian Organizing
In Contra Costa County, CA lives in one of the most toxic regions in the nation. Surrounded by more then 350 industrial sites and toxic hazards, their home, school, and work environments are exposed to dangerous levels of lead, pesticides, and other chemicals on a daily basis. Through stories with leaders from the Laotian Organizing Project, APEN this tells the story of one way that the Laotian community has come together to transform the community into a place that is safe and healthy to live, work and play. 16 min.
Panel Discussion – 12:00 PM
IMMIGRANTS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Confirmed speakers: Luisa Chavarin: Somos Mayfair
TORMNOMPRASEURT, Laotian Organizing Project, APEN
Wed, March 12, 2008
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Immigrant Relations & Integration Services
Santa Clara County Office of Human Relations
For information, call: (408) 792-2342 or email:
Free parking, refreshments & cookies will be provided.
Please bring your own lunch. Cafeteria is also available next door.