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Becoming American Film & Discussion | Family and Community


Thursday December 6, 2018: 6:30pm to 8:30pm


Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

For Whom

Grade 6 - Adult


“Family and Community” explores how family ties and community institutions have played an essential role in successful migration and adaptation to American life.

My American Girls will be screened, followed by a discussion moderated by Dr. Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof.

Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience is a project of City Lore in collaboration with the Immigration and Ethnic History Society and the International Coalition of the Sites of Conscience. The project has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor.  For more information about the Becoming American Documentary Film & Discussion Series and related programming, visit

My American Girls