Engage in lively dialogue with renowned experts and community leaders after every performance of Bordertown Now.
WEDNESDAY MAY 30 | 8:00 P.M.
USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Professor Roberto Suro – Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the School of Policy
Professor Zach Steel – USC School of Dramatic Arts
Thursday May 31 | 8:00 P.M.
California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC)
Buiza Cynthia – Executive Director
Immigrant Defenders Law Center
Jonathan Barrales, Program Coordinator
Lisa Okamoto, Managing Attorney
Friday June 1 | 8:00 P.M.
The US Lifestyle Group
Rafael Agustín – Writer on The CW Show, Jane the Virgin
Julissa Arce – Political commentator, speaker, writer and best-selling author of My (Underground) American Dream
Bambadjan “Bamba” Bamba – Actor and Filmmaker
Uriel Saenz – CEO, The US Lifestyle Group
Saturday June 2 | 2:00 P.M.
89.3 – Southern California Public Radio
Oscar Garza – Senior Producer, The Frame
Leslie Berestein-Rojas – Immigration and Emerging Communities Reporter
Richard Montoya – Culture Clash
Saturday June 2 | 8:00 P.M.
Pasadena Museum of California Art
Susana Bautista – Executive Director
Ana Serrano – Artist
WEDNESDAY JUNE 6 | 8:00 P.M.
Luis J. Rodriguez – American poet, novelist, journalist, critic, and columnist
Thursday June 7 | 8:00 P.M.
Alhambra Latino Association
Tammy Scorcia – Alhambra Teachers Association President
Javier Gutierrez – Alhambra High School Teacher
Adele Andrade-Stadler – Alhambra Board of Education
FRIDAY JUNE 8 | 8:00 P.M.
All Saints Episcopal Church
Mike Kinman – Rector
SUNDAY JUNE 10 | 2:00 P.M.
University of California, Los Angeles
Kelly Lytle Hernandez – Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Associate Director of the Chicano Studies Research Center
Sunday June 10 | 7:00 P.M.
Dream Team LA
Jose Jaspeodo – Steering Committee Lead
Betty Jaspeado – Community Education, and Organizing
Karen – Chief Policy Analyst
Kevin Solis – Policy, Community Education, and Media
Wednesday June 13 | 8:00 P.M.
Self Help Graphics
Andrea “Xoch” Ramirez, Co-founder of Ni Santas, an all womxn artist collective based at SHG @andixoch
Alvaro Marquez, LA-based visual artist and part-time professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies at Cal State, LA.
THURSDAY JUNE 14 | 8:00 P.M.
Immigration Resource Center San Gabriel
Jonathan Fung – IRC staff attorney
Malathi Benjamin – Immigration Attorney & IRC Board Member
Robert Romero – UCLA Professor & IRC Board Member
Friday June 15 | 8:00 P.M.
Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice
Javier Hernández – Director
National Immigration Law Center
Marielena Hincapié – Executive Director
SATURDAY JUNE 16 | 2:00 P.M.
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
Angelica Salas – Executive Director
Saturday June 16 | 8:00 P.M.
Lalo Alcaraz – Author, artist, cartoonist, pocho
Sunday June 17 | 2:00 P.M.
Mexican Center for Culture and Cinematic Arts
Jaime Aymerich, Actor and co-founder of Crossover Entertainment
Carolina Aymerich, Co-founder of Crossover Entertainment
SUNDAY JUNE 17 | 7:00 P.M.
Betto Arcos – Freelance Radio Journalist (NPR, KPCC, KPFK)
TUESDAY JUNE 19 | 8:00 P.M.
National Hispanic Media Coalition
Alex Nogales – President & CEO
Wednesday june 20 | 8:00 P.M.
Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project
Patricia Ortiz, Program Director
Thursday June 21 | 8:00 P.M.
House of Arts and Ideas
PANCA – Illustrator, painter, muralist, multidisciplinary artist
Mónica Mendoza – Founder/Creator of GRRRL Independent Ladies
Friday June 22 | 8:00 P.M.
House of Arts and Ideas
San Cha – Vocal priestess, Femme Xicanx Goddess, multidisciplinary artist
Gabriella Sanchez – Multidisciplinary artist
Saturday June 23 | 2:00 P.M.
Gustavo Arellano – California columnist, LA Times Opinion
Saturday june 23 | 8:00 P.M.
Fuller Seminary, Centro Latino
Dr. Oscar García-Johnson, Associate Dean and Executive Director, Centro Latino, Fuller Theological Seminary
Dr. Johnny Ramirez-Johnson, Faculty, School of Intercultural Studies and Centro Latino, Fuller Theological Seminary
Sunday June 24 | 2:00 P.M.
The Immigration Youth Coalition (IYC)
Paula Chen – Volunteer & Facilitator
Melissa Avila – Volunteer & Facilitator
Sunday june 24 | 7:00 P.M.
Councilmember Jose Huizar, 14th District