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You are invited to join LBJ's Progressive Collective and local filmmaker
Matthew Gossage for the Austin premiere of *T. Don Hutto: America's Family
Prison*. This documentary investigates the T. Don Hutto Residential Center,
a privately-owned family detention center that houses immigrants and asylum
seekers. Hutto is located thirty minutes outside of Austin in Taylor, TX,
and houses 512 immigrants, more half of them children.
The immigrants and asylum-seekers at Hutto hail from Central America,
Africa, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Canada. Please join us to hear
their stories and learn about the phenomenon of family detention and efforts
to promote alternatives. The filmmaker and other guest speakers will be
present to discuss the film and issues of immigrant detention.
*Friday, November 16*
*LBJ School of Public Affairs*
*Sid Richardson Hall, room 3.109*
*Screening begins at 4pm*
*Happy hour to follow at 5pm (Scholtz Garten, 17th & San Jacinto)*
We hope that you will join us. For more information, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
La Nueva Raza News
Thursday, November 15, 2007
Posted by XicanadeTejaztlan at 12:13 PM