Enrique's Journey and America's Immigration Dilemma

Sonia Nazario

Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 at 8:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

Sonia Nazario, projects reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Nazario won a Pulitzer Prize for her series on the experiences of Latin American children who immigrate to join their parents in the United States. The series was the basis for her book Enrique's Journey, which tells the story of a Honduran boy's struggle to reach his mother in the United States. She has spent more than two decades reporting and writing about social issues, including children of drug-addicted parents and hunger among California schoolchildren. Part of the Latino Heritage Month Celebration.

Cosponsored By:
  • College of Human Sciences Multicultural Programs
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Latino Heritage Month
  • Multicultural Student Programming Advisory Comm
  • Principal Financial Company
  • U.S. Latino/a Studies Program
  • UHURU Magazine
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)