When: Tuesday, July 30, 6:30 PM – 8 PM
Where: Edwards Church of Northampton, 297 Main St, Northampton.
What: Listen to witness reports and analysis about detention centers in the USA. Featured:
-Shel Horowitz, who was part of a group visiting Homestead, Florida. This center has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children.
-Javier Luengo-Garrido, from the ACLU Immigrant Protection Project visited facilities in Texas.
-Laura Briggs, from UMass Amherst will be able to provide historical context of child internments in the USA. Her forthcoming book is titled, Taking Children: An American History of Terror from Slavery to the Border
This is a free event. Everyone is welcome.