Movie: WILL I HAVE TO LEAVE MY FAMILY? SEEING DACA THROUGH A CHILD'S EYES
1 hour film viewing, followed by 1 hour of discussion
The PBS documentary East of Salinas is a story about immigration, childhood, and circumstance. With little support at home, Salinas, California third grader José often turns to his teacher, Mr. Ramos, once a migrant farm kid himself. Oscar helps José imagine a future beyond the lettuce fields where his parents work. But José was born in Mexico — and he's on the cusp of understanding the implications of that. As we watch this play out, we begin to understand the cruelty of circumstance — for José and many millions of migrant kids like him.
Following the screening, we will address the following questions:
Category: 2 | CEUs: 2