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Screening of Operation Pedro Pan: The Cuban Children’s Exodus (2017), by Carlos Gutiérrez
March 13 @ 6:30 pm
Venue:Barry University – Library 103
11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami Shores, FL 33161
The film chronicles the clandestine exodus of more than 14,000 Cuban refugee children who arrived in the United States between December 1960 and October 1962 (the largest recorded child refugee movement in the Western Hemisphere), and the role that Msgr. Bryan O. Walsh and the Catholic Charities in 200 cities throughout 48 states played. Screening will be presented and followed by Q&A session led by Carmen Valdivia, executive producer of Operation Pedro Pan: The Cuban Children’s Exodus and past president of Operation Pedro Pan Group, Inc.
Apr 11 – Aug 30, 2019
North Miami Public Library
The North Miami Memory Project is an interactive exhibit and lecture series that documents Miami’s past.
Apr 12 – Aug 31, 2019
Hannibal Square Heritage Center
Winter Park, FL
This exhibit features new portraits and living histories of their most senior residents who are natives or longtime residents of the African American west side Winter Park community.
Mar 23 – May 5, 2019
Havana History & Heritage Society
Crossroads: Change in Rural America explores many themes that resonate with Floridians today, including identity, community, persistence and managing change.