Marco Antonio Firebaugh Dreamers Fund Drive

The California-Mexico Studies Center (CMSC), in collaboration with the Los Angeles Theater Center (LATC), Las Cafeteras, Restaurant Casa Fina, and Ernie G., present "American Dreamers: An evening of performance, music, and comedy”, to launch the  2nd Annual Marco A. Firebaugh California-Mexico Dreamers Fund Drive, raise funds for the CMSC’s 2018 projects, and to celebrate Marco’s 51st  birthday on Oct. 13, 2017 at 8pm at the LATC.

The event will feature comedy by Ernie G. as the MC, and solo performances by músico Raul Pacheco (Ozomatli), Justino Mora (co-founder of Undocumedia), Josefina Lopez (Casa0101 Theater and Casa Fina Restaurant), film director and rockero Sergio Arau, actress Yareli Arizmendi, visual artist Gregorio Luke, dancer Isis Avalos, and a special performance by the Susie Hansen Latin Jazz Band.

The goal of the 2nd Annual Marco A. Firebaugh Dreamers Fund Drive is $50,000 to be raised from September 1 through December 31, 2017. For more information about the fund drive click here.

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UN SUEÑO HECHO REALIDAD / A DREAM COME TRUE (2016)

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A short documentary about the Winter 2015 California-Mexico Dreamers Study Abroad Program. The documentary reflects the life-changing experiences of 30 undocumented students (DREAMERs), who had the opportunity to visit their country of birth Mexico, for the first time in over 20 years, and reconnect with their families and roots. They were able to fly to Mexico and come back to the U.S. through a special USCIS permit called Advance Parole.


Un documental sobre las experiencias que 30 estudiantes DACA-mentados experimentaron al regresar a su país natal Mexico por medio del programa California-Mexico Dreamers Study Abroad. El documental muestra el aspecto humano del hecho de poder reconectarse con su país natal por primera vez después de muchos años.

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