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IRIS Forum March 12

Last modified: 10/24/2012 4:37 PM

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

 

Discussion

Confirmed speakers: Luisa Chavarin: Somos Mayfair

TORMNOMPRASEURT, Laotian Organizing Project, APEN

Wed, March 12, 2008

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

I.R.I.S.

Immigrant Relations & Integration Services

 

Santa Clara County  Office of Human Relations

For information, call:  (408) 792-2342 or email:

Milina.jovanovic@ohr.sccgov.org

Free parking, refreshments & cookies will be provided.

Please bring your own lunch.  Cafeteria is also available next door.