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The 1.5 generation – comprising immigrants who arrive in the US as children and younger teens – holds a unique place within the immigrant diaspora experience. What roles do they play at home or outside it? What languages do they speak in given situations? Does 1.5-ness affect who gets their votes – or their hands in love or marriage?
On Tuesday, March 27, The Crawford Family Forum invites you to a lively, audience-inclusive discussion of such questions and the nuances of the “immigrant experience/generation spectrum” with moderator Leslie Berestein Rojas (KPCC’s “Multi-American” blogger/reporter) and guests Mary Danico Yu (Cal Poly Pomona, Sociology) and Leisy Abrego (UCLA, Chicana/o Studies). Come learn from the panel, and one another, about a phenomenon that affects the lives of many Angelenos in-between and all around.
Look forward to learning more about
the 1.5 generation and how it's
impacting our society... the products we
buy..... the political officials elected
into office and the programs set in
place across the country to reflect the