Join us for an afternoon of images and storytelling around the importance of immigration and the struggle for equity and rights within the American Dream with DREAMers Lupita Romero, Janet Perez and Vanna Valdez; cultural anchor and owner of Botanica San Elias, Juan Carlos Bisono; and artist mentors Angel Franco and Caridad De La Luz “La Bruja.”
Location: Botanica San Elias
1326 Jerome Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452
THE BRONX SPEAKS: DREAMERS gives voice to the future of our country: students, activists, community builders and artists who are the (un)documented “Dreamers” along with the local immigrant-based businesses that are founded and run by our community leaders. Our “Cultural Anchors” that keep culture, diversity and equity thriving in our neighborhoods. Together, they tell their stories that describe the crucial role of immigration in US culture and society, across multiple artistic platforms such as poetry, spoken word, visual art, movement, dance, music, song, writing, and video.