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Sunday, July 10 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Immigrant Communities in the New Economy/ Comunidades inmigrantes en la nueva economía

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Economic autonomy is a key component of selfdetermination and our liberation. In this session, you will hear from several projects that immigrant communities are undertaking that can help us build an understanding of what a new economy could look like.

La autonomía económica es un componente clave de la autodeterminación y nuestra liberación. En esta sesión, escucharemos de diferentes proyectos en los que trabajan comunidades inmigrantes que nos pueden ayudar a desarrollar un mejor entendimiento de cómo luciría la nueva economía.

This workshop will be conducted in English and Spanish. All are welcome; all non-bilingual participants will be provided headsets. Limit: 40 participants.

Este taller se llevará a cabo en Inglés y en Español. Todos son bienvenidos; todos los participantes no bilingües se les proporcionaran equipo auriculares de interpretación. Límite: 40 participantes no bilingües.

Moderators
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Nikki Marin Baena

Loan Officer, Southern Reparations Loan Fund
Nikki Marín Baena is the loan officer of the Southern Reparations Loan Fund. Her parents are Colombian and she was born in North Jersey, but her heart will always belong to the mountains of North Carolina. She worked at Weaver Street Market and Firestorm Books and Cafe, both in North Carolina. She has also worked in worker-cooperative development since 2011, with a focus on immigrant communities. Nikki is passionate about cooperatives (as a... Read More →

Speakers
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Rosalia Guerrero-Luera

Rosalia Guerrero-Luera worked on community development, economic empowerment, and political education. She currently works as Program Manager for the Community Health Worker training program at the UT-Health Sciences Center in Houston. Alberto and Rosalia live in Houston, TX.
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Alberto Luera

I am Alberto Luera. I am a native of South Texas and spent practically all of my life on the Texas Mexican border. Ethnically, I am deemed a Mexican American. Culturally and politically, I am a Chicano. Since my graduation from college in 1969, I have spent all of my professional life in the non profit sector with an emphasis in social service, advocacy activities, community development, economic empowerment and political education. My career... Read More →


Sunday July 10, 2016 11:15am - 12:30pm
Ketchum Hall 111

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