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: 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.
- 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
- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Immigration stories from Atlanta slated for new book by Marlon A. Walker
- Reporter Newspapers: Cross Keys students join immigrant experience book project by Evelyn Andrews
- DeKalb FreePress, page 15: Sharing untold stories: Students share personal narratives for upcoming book by R. Scott Belzer
- 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.
- June 18, 2018, 6:00-9:00 PM: Voices of Refugees event at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. At this event, in honor of World Refugee Day, four student authors from Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School - originally from Myanmar, Nepal, Rwanda and Afghanistan - read their personal essays, followed by an interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson and a panel discussion with local area refugee service providers. 1000 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. Atlanta, Georgia.
- 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 612-889-7635.