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Conversations with Efrén Olivares

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Efrén Olivares’ memoir My Boy Will Die of Sorrow chronicles his work as an immigrant lawyer in South Texas braiding his own story as an immigrant with similar life experiences to that of his clients. Efrén is the Deputy Legal Director at Southern Poverty Law Center’s Immigrant Justice Project in McAllen, Texas.

September 28

Conversations with Efrén C. Olivares C’05 at Penn Carey Law
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Penn Carey Law School (3501 Sansom St.) Silverman 240B

September 29

Cafecito con Efrén C. Olivares C’05 (students and alumni)
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
La Casa Latina ARCH Building 3601 Locust Walk, Suite G-12 (Lower Level)

Dolores Huerta Keynote Lecture ft Efrén C. Olivares
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Huntsman Hall – 3730 Walnut St – JMHH G65

Listen the The PARK Podcast with Efrén Olivares.

Event Partners

Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center

Association of Latino Alumni

Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies

La Casa Latina

Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race and Immigration (CSERI)

The Huntsman Program of International Studies and Business

The Office of Social Equity and Community

Penn Carey Law

Penn First Plus Alumni

Penn Libraries Community Engagement Program

Penn Spectrum Programs

Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE) Program

SNF Paideia Program

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