Green Card Youth Voices Atlanta

Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School

Georgia Immigration Research Network founding members, Dr. Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez and Dr. Paul N. McDaniel, along with Dr. Lara Smith-Sitton (Assistant Professor of English at KSU), have partnered with Dr. Tea Rozman-Clark, executive director of Green Card Voices, along with the Latin American Association, Welcoming America, and local Atlanta area public schools, on the production of a new book focused on the diverse stories of immigrants and refugees in Atlanta. Green Card Youth Voices Atlanta Georgia Map

Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School is currently in production and will be published in April 2018. The Green Card Youth Voices series is a collection of books dedicated to sharing the immigration stories of young, new Americans from all over the country. The upcoming Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School is a collection of 30 personal essays written by high school students in the Atlanta area. This will be the first book in this series focused on a city in the southeastern United States. Included with each essay will be a first-person video narrative, highlighting their personal journey. It will include links to the students' video narrative, a study guide, and glossary to help teachers use the book as an educational resource when teaching about immigration.

Book ContentsGreen Card Youth Voices Atlanta Promo

  • 30 personal essays of immigrant youth
  • Full-color portraits
  • Links to digital stories on the Green Card Voices website
  • Excerpt from Act4Change: A Green Card Voices Study Guide
  • Glossary

Press

EventsGreen Card Youth Voices Atlanta Book Launch Event Alliance Theater

  • April 20, 2018, 3:30-5:00 PM: Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School discussion panel at the Atlanta Studies Symposium at the Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. 
  • May 13, 2018, 3:30-4:45 PM: Book Launch event for Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School. Rich Auditorium in the Alliance Theater at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.
  • August 31-September 2, 2018: Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School will be featured on the Teen Stage during the AJC-Decatur Book Festival.  

Purchase Information

The list price is $20.00. ISBN: 978-0-9974960-6-2. Special 50% discount available for bulk classroom purchases. To pre-order, visit www.greencardvoices.com, send an email to info@greencardvoices.com, or call 612-889-7635. 

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Book Cover: Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School

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