Meet Cisneros and learn more about farmworker organizing in North Carolina
Join world-renowned author and poet, Sandra Cisneros, for a public reading followed by a lively discussion on the experience of working class immigrants in the US today. This will be on Thursday, August 2nd at 7 pm in Hunt Library Auditorium. The auditorium is on NC State’s Centennial Campus. This event is FREE and open to the public. Get your free tickets here.
What: Sandra Cisneros at NC State Centennial Campus
When: Thursday, August 2 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm
Where: James B. Hunt Jr. Library (1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606)
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Books will be available for purchase on-site from the NC State Bookstore and Ms. Cisneros will be signing books following the event. All donations and proceeds from the event will be donated to support agricultural workers and their union, the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC). Please consider making a donation to FLOC to support their efforts to bring justice to the tobacco farm workers across the southern US.
Add your name to FLOC’s national petition: Until Reynolds American signs an agreement with FLOC to guarantee farm worker rights, drop VUSE!
For more information, visit www.floc.com or follow the FLOC on Facebook.