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Valencia Voices: Oral Histories of Immigration in Osceola County
At its second venue at the Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum, the “Voices of Immigration” is an exhibition designed and created by the Humanities Department at Valencia College-Osceola Campus. This exhibition is based on “Valencia Voices,” an oral history project started in 2018 that has been collecting interviews from local Valencia residents with a focus on the impact of immigration in Osceola County. The Osceola Historical Society will host a roundtable discussion with students and staff members from the local community who have participated in the Valencia Voices oral history program. They will discuss their immigration and assimilation experiences and their participation in the Valencia Voices oral history project. Admission to the Museum and the event are free. A reception and live music will follow the panel discussion.
This program is funded in part by a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant in partnership with Valencia College.
Date/time: March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Presented By:Mark McMeley, Professor, Humanities, Valencia College Osceola Campus; Ernesto Hernández Colón, Professor, Humanities, Valencia College Osceola Campus