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Green Card Youth Voices- Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School

List Price: $20.00

 

Written by 30 High School students from Cross Keys and Clarkston High schools and Dekalb International Student Center

 

Book Includes:

  • 21 PERSONAL ESSAYS OF IMMIGRANT YOUTH FROM 15 COUNTRIES
  • FULL-COLOR PORTRAITS
  • LINKS TO DIGITAL STORIES ON THE GREEN CARD VOICES WEBSITE
  • EXCERPT FROM ACT4CHANGE: GREEN CARD VOICES STUDY GUIDE
  • GLOSSARY
  • 170 + PAGES

Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School is our first publication from the Southern United States, unique in that it features the narratives of six DACA-recipient students, or Dreamers, and is actually the story of three Atlanta high schools, ensuring a diversity in voice between essays.

The book has received many high level endorsements on a national level, ranging from the Executive Directors of Welcoming America and the Latin American Association, to the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office, to university professors and presidents from across the country.

This publication was made possible through partnerships with Kennesaw State University (KSU)Latin American Association and members of the Welcoming America.

Book Launch

 

 

On May 13, 2018, Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School was officially released during our launch celebration at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. Each author read an excerpt from their personal essay, and the Atlanta Traveling Exhibit was unveiled for the first time.

 

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ATLANTA BOOK READINGS
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ATLANTA YOUTH EXHIBIT
World Refugee DayNational Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd, NW AtlantaJune 11-18 2018 (Program on June 18, afternoon)

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Press about the GCYV Atlanta:

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Immigration stories from Atlanta slated for new book by Marlon A. Walker http://www.myajc.com/news/local-education/students-immigration-stories-aim-connect-with-fellow-residents/jtZp9ZuqHropl1WTcMl0NL/

Reporter newspapers

Cross Keys students join immigrant experience book project by Evelyn Andrews Link: http://www.reporternewspapers.net/2017/11/27/cross-keys-students-join-immigrant-experience-book-project/

DeKalb FreePress, Page 15

Sharing Untold Stories: Students Share Personal Narratives for Upcoming Book by R. Scott Belzer https://www.scribd.com/document/364516802/DeKalb-FreePress-11-17-1723380071_794252477429828_2361809462598013648_n23472305_795031337351942_1748678962688704159_n[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]