Yearning to Breathe Free: The Immigrant Experience in Maine
July 17 - July 19$125
July 18th and 19th from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
HHRC’s Yearning to Breathe Free: The Immigrant Experience in Maine is inspired by the popularity of HHRC’s 2016 exhibit and the educational outreach program of the same name, this program will focus on specific aspects of Maine’s history of immigration, and provide firsthand accounts of immigration today. This is a program of stories and resources to provide tools that can be incorporated to classrooms.
This is a workshop that includes many guest speakers of different nationalities and heritages. It is a reflection of the diversity of Maine in the past and present.
Cost: $125, includes a copy of New Mainers, light breakfast, lunch, and snacks all day. Full Tuition Scholarships are available.
Who should attend: Current or pre-service K-12 ELA/English and Social Studies/History teachers.
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