HLAA Book Club with Karla Cornejo Villavicencio ’11
Join us for our the Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance’s Book Club as we welcome author and Harvard Latinx alumna, Karla Cornejo Villavicencio AB ’11, for discussion of her new book The Undocumented Americans.
Thursday, July 16, 2020 @ 3:00PM Pacific Time
Virtual Event via Zoom (details sent after registration)
Click here to register through the HLAA Zoom site now!
"I was the American dream incarnate—one of the first undocumented students to graduate from Harvard, getting a Ph.D. at Yale, pitching TV shows in Hollywood—I knew the American Dream was a pyramid scheme at which at the bottom were immigrants meant to recruit other immigrants."
Read the full Electric Literature book review here.
Please consider donating a book that has inspired you or made an impact in your personal life to the FYRE Pre-Orientation 2020 Program which seeks to welcome incoming first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented first-year students at Harvard College.
To participate in the FYRE Book Gifting Initiative please fill out the form by July 17 at 11:59 pm EDT. If you need book ideas or recommendations, we’ve compiled a list here.
We ask that you purchase your book(s) online from one of the Black-owned bookstores and have the book delivered to the address of a FYRE student, which we will provide following your confirmation when we have our full cohorts of 100 students.
Thank you for your support,
Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance