Pressing Onward: The Imperative Resilience of Latina Migrant Mothers

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Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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Event description: 

Pressing Onward centers the stories of mothers who migrated from Latin America, settled in New Haven, Connecticut, and overcame trauma and ongoing adversity to build futures for their children. These migrant mothers enact imperative resilience, engaging cognitive and social strategies to resist racial, economic and gender-based oppression to seguir adelante, or press onward.
Meet author Jessica P. Cerdeña, Ph.D. and be a part of the conversation with interviewer Jenny Medina Morris, Managing Director and Consultant, Omniculture Communications.
Wed, May 17, 5.30 pm, NHFPL Ives Main Branch, 133 Elm Street
Thursday, May 18, 5.30 pm, Fair Haven Branch, 182 Grand Avenue