Skip to main content
Loading Events

Young Immigrants in the Big Apple: Hear Their Stories

Thursday May 5 2016 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Overview

Dive into immigrant student life. Join us for an evening of spoken word performances on what it means to learn and strive in New York City as a newcomer.

With compelling storytelling, these teens relay their experiences on fitting in or feeling judged, embracing their culture or becoming a New Yorker — or all of the above.

These young immigrants and first-generation Americans are learning to find their voice here in the U.S. at a time when national attitudes toward immigrants can be negative and divisive.

So, what do these teens have to teach us? A lot.  Hosted by comedian Janelle James.

Video Webcast

Watch a live video stream of the show here at 5:30pm ET

 

Event Details

1 hour and 30 minutes
Address
The Greene Space
44 Charlton Street
New York, NY United States

The Greene Space is funded by you.

Give just $5 a month to support your favorite NYPR shows. That’s even less than your music subscription. Plus, you'll get discounted tickets to our shows.