Events for Poetry and Spoken Word

Hidden Economy: Contributions and Exploitation of Utah's Invisible Workforce

This Free informational presentation and discussion with local experts is uniquely blended with artistic elements and dialogue. Join us as we explore both the contributions and the exploitation of Utah’s undocumented immigrant workforce. Music, spoken-word performance, and film will be included.

Presenters will be Ciriac Alvarez Valle; Poet, Writer, and Health Policy and Community Engagement Fellow, Voices for Utah Children Cetrola Sanchez; Assistant Professor (Lecturer), University of Utah College of Social Work Theresa Martinez; Associate Professor, University of Utah Department of Sociology Alonso Reyna Rivarola; Director, University of Utah Dream Center. Representatives from a variety of community programs will be available at 6:00 pm prior to the program. Resources and information will be available on: After-school programs, Discounted dental services, Free citizenship classes, GED preparation, Early head start, Income tax preparation assistance and low-cost immigrant services

All members of the community are welcome.

Thank you to our Sponsors: University of Utah College of Social Work, University Neighborhood Partners, Sorenson Unity Center, Dream Center and U of U Office of Engagement.