National Hispanic Heritage Month
Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month! The 2020 Keynote Speaker, Saul Flores will take you on a journey to relive “The Walk of the Immigrants” to create a deeper understanding of the struggles, hardships, joy, and hope that immigrants experience on their journey to the United States. The event will be virtually held on October 15, 2020 at 7:00pm.
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(The Walk of Immigrants Social Impact Project began in 2010. In 2010, Saul a college senior spent three months hitchhiking, walking 5,328 miles through ten countries and nine border crossings to document how grueling and dangerous the journey of immigrants to the United States can be.)
National Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote Speaker- Saul Flores
Date October 15, 2020| 7:00pm | Students register on myNU| Campus community can register through Zoom
Presentation: “The Walk of Immigrants”| 1 hour and 30 Q&A for attendees
-the value of learning about different cultures and communities, and
-how immigrant communities try to overcome adversity in the United States.
Saul Flores (pronounced sah–ool), is a philanthropist, photojournalist, and speaker who is nationally recognized for his social impact projects. Through his most recent project, Saul documents the amazing lives of thousands of Latin American immigrants to fundraise for an elementary school in his mother’s hometown.
His work has been featured on National Public Radio, MSNBC, and TEDX. Additionally, Saul has been featured as a keynote speaker for dozens of universities, inspiring audiences through his visual presentations, in which he helps people realize the capacity of their immense human potential given times of extreme adversity.