Schedule of Events

How the Immigration Experience Impacts Our Stories
Authors Panel Discussion with Patrice Gopo, Tsitsi Jaji, Stephanie Elizondo Griest
Moderator: Deonna Kelli Sayed
Wednesday, October 3 at 7pm – Scuppernong Books

Immigration and DACA on the Ground
What is the experience of working legally to immigrate?
Sharon E. Dunmore, Daniel P. Karlsson, Gate City Legal Services
Ambien Mitchell, Immigration Advocate
Wednesday, October 10 at 7pm – Greensboro Central Library, Nussbaum Room

There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge
of American Immigration
Ali Noorani, Author and Executive Director, National Immigration Forum
Monday October 22 at 7pm – Scuppernong Books

Children’s Books: Other Countries, Other Experiences
Miranda Paul (One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia) and Baptiste Paul (Adventures to School, The Field) talk about the Immigrant Experience and writing Children’s books from outside the American Culture
Moderator: Gale Greenlee
Friday, October 26 at 5:30 pmScuppernong Books

The Immigration Experience in Short Story
May-Lee Chai, Useful Phrases for Immigrants: Stories
Thursday, November 1 at 7pm – Scuppernong Books

Newcomers School Presentation
The Newcomers School of Greensboro provides up to one year of focused instruction for
immigrant and refugee students new to the United States.
A presentation of poetry and fiction from students of the Newcomers School.
Sunday, November 4 at 3pm – Scuppernong Books

Greensboro Community Conversation
Immigrants and Refugees in Our Community tell their own Stories
With the possible participation of a resident in sanctuary
Moderators: Diya Abdo, Rev. Julie Peeples
Sunday, November 18 at 4pm: Congregational United Church of Christ