Asian American Heritage Month: Taste of Asia
Date: Thursday, April 4: "Taste of Asia"
Time: Doors Open: 6:00pm; Program Starts: 7:00pm
Location: Campus Recreation
Description: You are invited to participate in this year's "Taste of Asia" where we traditionally offer Hands on Experiences, Food Samples, and Performances that educate others about Asian culture. Participants will use their "passports" to visit various "countries".
Program will incude Speaker: Tereza Lee and youth from Chicago's Korean-American Resource and Cultural Center will be performing "Spoken Words".
Speaker: Tereza Lee, DREAM Act.
12 years ago, Tereza Lee, a high school music student and undocumented immigrant faced deportation. Listen to this powerful story that inspired Senator Dick Durbin to author immigration legislation known as the DREAM Act. "Whenever Senator Dick Durbin talks about his commitment to the DREAM Act, which he wrote and fought for, he talks of Tereza Lee" (ABC7 News Exclusive be Theresa Gutierrez, 2012).
Sponsor: Asian American Center
Contact: Asian American Center, 815-752-1177