National Endowment of the Arts - The Big Read

Sociedad Latina, Inc.


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1530 Tremont St.
Roxbury, MA 02120-2929

Tel: 617/442-4299
Fax: 617/442-4087
http://www.sociedadlatina.org

Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea

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Into the Beautiful North
Luis Alberto Urrea

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Events

Big Read Kick Off: Latino Heritage Month Celebration

Sociedad Latina will kick off the 2014 Big Read of "Into the Beautiful North" on September 18 on the Brigham Circle Plaza. The event will feature a live music by Jesus Pagan y Su Orquesta, Latin cuisine, arts and crafts for all ages, book giveaways and a presentation by Sociedad Latina and this year's Big Read partners!

Event Location: One Brigham Circle Plaza, 1620 Tremont St. , Roxbury, MA 02120

Date: Thu, Sep 18, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

Into the Beautiful North Book Discussions at the Parker Hill Library

Sociedad Latina will partner with the Parker Hill Library to facilitate discussions on Into the Beautiful North. In partnership with the library staff and friends, Sociedad Latina will ensure that the book is made readily available to community members. Discussions will focus on themes present in the book.

Event Location: Parker Hill Library, 1497 Tremont St. , Roxbury, MA 02120

Date: Thu, Sep 25, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Thu, Oct 2, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Wed, Nov 5, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Wed, Nov 12, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

Into the Beautiful North Book Discussions at Sociedad Latina

Sociedad Latina will facilitate discussions on Into the Beautiful North with youth from ages 6-21. In partnership with Mission Hill schools, Sociedad Latina will ensure that the book is made readily available to children and youth in our community. Discussions will focus on themes present in the book.

Event Location: 1530 Tremont St., Roxbury, MA 02120-2929

Date: Thu, Oct 2, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Thu, Oct 9, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Thu, Oct 23, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Thu, Oct 30, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Wed, Nov 5, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Date: Wed, Nov 12, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

The "American Dream" Higher Education and Immigration Reform in 2014

Sociedad Latina and Endicott College's new Boston campus are currently partnering to improve the quality of education for underserved students, particularly English Language Learners. For the Big Read, Endicott College and Sociedad Latina will partner on a special event that includes administration addressing the importance of English Language Learners as part of the Endicott community, students speaking on their personal experience on immigration and a reading of the book and a discussion on selected excerpts on how they relate to Endicott students.

Event Location: 19 Temple Place, Boston, MA 02111

Date: Wed, Nov 12, 2014
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

Sociedad Latina Immigration Forum

The Immigration Forum will take place at Mission Hill's Maurice J. Tobin K-8 School and will feature a panel of speakers with expertise in immigration reform and its impact on education, workforce development and the overall health of immigrants. The forum will also include a special discussion on the current situation of migrant children crossing into the U.S. This discussion will be framed around the book, Into the Beautiful North. The individuals listed below will be invited to speak at the forum (speakers are not yet confirmed): Marcela Garcia, Journalist Dr. Oscar Santos, Cathedral High School Dr. Leigh Patel, Associate Professor of Education at Boston College Dr. Eileen de los Reyes, Deputy Superintendent of Academics at Boston Public Schools Jeffrey Sanchez, Mass. State Representative Luis Alberto Urrea, Author of Into the Beautiful North

Event Location: Maurice J. Tobin School Auditorium , 40 Smith Street , Roxbury, MA 02120-2929

Date: Thu, Nov 20, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

Dia de los Reyes

Sociedad Latina will close out the 2014-15 Big Read with a Dia de los Reyes (Three Kings Day) celebration, marked with cultural activities for children and a parranda throughout our Mission Hill neighborhood - playing instruments, singing, and visiting our neighbors in honor of this important cultural holiday for our community. We will finish with a community meal and reflection on this year's Big Read.

Event Location: 1530 Tremont St., Roxbury, MA 02120-2929

Date: Tue, Jan 6, 2015
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Book: Into the Beautiful North

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