Please join North Star Fund for a special screening of the Frontline investigative report “Lost in Detention”, followed by discussion with award-winning correspondent Maria Hinojosa on Wednesday, November 30th, 6:30p-9pm at Skadden Arps located at 4 Times Square, NYC (map). RSVP details below.
DATE: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
6:30pm: Welcome Reception
7:00pm: Screening of “Lost in Detention”
8:00pm: Remarks and discussion with Maria Hinojosa
LOCATION: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom, 4 Times Square, NYC
(Between Broadway and 6th Ave — Closest trains are B,D,F,M to Bryant Park or 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R to Times Square).
Maria Hinojosa is founder of Futuro Media Group, the first Latina led independent nonprofit public media company giving voice to the under-represented in America. To learn more about Futuro Media Group, visithttp://futuromediagroup.org/
Get a firsthand account of the conditions and plight of immigrants incarcerated in Department of Homeland Security detention centers, what it is doing to their families and communities and what can be done to help them in this crisis that is undermining our democracy as we head into next year’s presidential election season.
You’ll also learn about the Futuro Media Group’s vital work that is giving voice to the under-represented in America, covering critical issues of immigration and race through current projects including Frontline’s Lost in Detention, a new PBS series: America I Am: By the Numbers and a revitalized Latino USA on NPR.
This event is hosted by the North Star Fund, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, Unbound Philanthropy, and Carnegie Corporation of New York.