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Chicago – Solito: Home, Identity and the Immigrant Experience Javier Zamora
October 12, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The event will be both in person and online.
For individuals joining online, please register to receive the zoom link.
Dominican University | Illinois Performing Arts Center Ticketing – Solito: Home, Identity and the Immigrant Experience Javier Zamora (universitytickets.com)
“Memoirist, poet, and speaker Javier Zamora believes that immigrants must keep ownership of their own stories. In his new memoir, Solito, he explores his own: a harrowing journey to the US as an unaccompanied nine-year-old that gives a unique and unforgettable glimpse into the realities of child migration. In his talks, he shares the story of his trek to reunite with his family, and how therapy and writing were able to help him heal from the trauma that has haunted him ever since.”