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Valencia Voices: Oral Histories of Immigration in Osceola County


Valencia Voices

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.

Events Details:

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

Event Fee:

Free

Event Type:

In-person

Event Contact:

Event Contact:

Mark McMeley
Phone:
(321) 977-1398
Email:
mmcmeley@valenciacollege.edu

Venue Information:

Event Venue:

Osceola County Welcome Center and History Museum
4155 W. Vine Street
Kissimmee, FL 34746 United States
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