Guest Speaker: Yosimar Reyes

Yosimar Reyes is a queer undocumented immigrant, poet, and activist. He was born in Guerrero, Mexico and raised in East San Jose, California. Reyes has been described as "a voice that shines a light on the issues affecting queer immigrants in the U.S. and throughout the world.

UndocuJoy: Shifting the Perspective in Undocumented Representation as the media focuses on gloom and doom narratives concerning undocumented immigrants in this country Yosimar offers an insightful look at the ways in which undocumented artists are resisting narratives of fear and creating works that give people hope.

Co-sponsored by Rebecca Cisneros-Diaz, Latinx Faculty Fellow and Leigh Burrill, Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Queer Students

Part of the Faculty Fellow Program

Tuesday, September 17 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Campus Center, Baltic Room
14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070

Event Type

Student Life, Community

Audiences

Students

Topic

Community

Department
Student Equity and Success
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