Pressing Onward: The Imperative Resilience of Latina Migrant Mothers
May 17, 2023 - May 18, 2023
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
New Haven Free Public Library, Ives Main Branch, 133 Elm St., New Haven (May 17); and Fair Haven Branch, 182 Grand Ave., New Haven (May 18)
Author Jessica P. Cerdeña, Ph.D. and Jenny Medina Morris, Managing Director and Consultant, Omniculture Communications
Pressing Onward centers the stories of mothers who migrated from Latin America, settled in New Haven, Connecticut, and overcame trauma and ongoing adversity to build futures for their children. These migrant mothers enact imperative resilience, engaging cognitive and social strategies to resist racial, economic and gender-based oppression to seguir adelante, or press onward.
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
NHFPL - Ives Main Branch, 133 Elm St., New Haven
Thursday, May 18, 2023
NHFPL - Fair Haven Branch, 182 Grand Ave., New Haven
About the speakers:
Jessica P. Cerdeña, Ph.D. is an anthropologist, family physician-in-training, and mother of two who lives in New Haven, Connecticut, where she advocates for racial justice and health equity.
Jenny Medina Morris is a Managing Director and Consultant at Omniculture Communications with over 20 years of experience in Spanish bilingual communications.
For questions or changes in registration, please contact Carmen Burgos.
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