Name of Engagement

Crafting and Sharing Your Immigration Experience

Description

This workshop is an opportunity for community members to learn how to craft stories of their immigration experience through narrative and digital mapping tools. The workshop will encourage participants to share these stories with family members as a celebration of the contributions of immigrants and refugees in the Harrisonburg, Virginia area. High school students of the Scholars Latino Initiative will help facilitate the storytelling experience and share some their own storymapping projects.

Wednesday, February 12th 5:30-7:00 p.m., Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center, 620 Simms Avenue

Involvement

Involves Staff, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

Harrisonburg/Local/VA

Date

February 12, 2020

Frequency

One Time Only

Existing Center/Institute/Program

no

Type of Partner

Government

Primary Focus of Program

Community and Economic development; Cultural Institutions and Programs; Arts and Culture

Community Partner Name

Virginia Humanities

Begin Date

2-12-2020

Areas of Engagement

Civic Engagement, Community Engagement

Format

Program, Event

On/Off campus

Off campus

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