Award-Winning Journalist Kavitha Cardoza Discusses her Work on Undocumented Children in Public Schools

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Add to Calendar 2021-03-24 16:30:00 2021-03-24 18:00:00 Award-Winning Journalist Kavitha Cardoza Discusses her Work on Undocumented Children in Public Schools UNDOCUMENTED CHILDREN IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: TRAUMA AND THE COMPOUNDED LOSS OF LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND SOCIAL STATUS ON LIFE OUTCOMES   Join the Center for the Study of Democracy on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. as it hosts award-winning journalist Kavitha Cardoza for a virtual visit to St. Mary's College of Maryland. Cardoza will discuss the plight of hundreds of thousands of children that have entered the U.S., mostly from Central America, since 2013. She notes that much attention has focused on their time in detention centers, with little known about their lives after they are released and go to live with family members across the country. Cardoza asks: What happens to them? What are their experiences in public schools? What resources are available to help them adjust? How has the pandemic affected their lives? Kavitha Cardoza is an award-winning journalist covering education, children and poverty. Her stories have appeared on NPR, BBC World News America, PBS NewsHour, The Hechinger Report, Atlantic.com and The Washington Post among others. She has received multiple national awards for her work, including the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI) and the Education Writers Association. She's a proud immigrant.   This is a virtual event. Register at: http://bit.ly/kavithacardoza. Please contact democracy@smcm.edu for more information. Center for the Study of Democracy Dr. Antonio Ugues Jr. America/New_York public
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UNDOCUMENTED CHILDREN IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS:

TRAUMA AND THE COMPOUNDED LOSS OF LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND SOCIAL STATUS ON LIFE OUTCOMES

 

Join the Center for the Study of Democracy on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, from 4:30-6:00 p.m. as it hosts award-winning journalist Kavitha Cardoza for a virtual visit to St. Mary's College of Maryland. Cardoza will discuss the plight of hundreds of thousands of children that have entered the U.S., mostly from Central America, since 2013. She notes that much attention has focused on their time in detention centers, with little known about their lives after they are released and go to live with family members across the country. Cardoza asks: What happens to them? What are their experiences in public schools? What resources are available to help them adjust? How has the pandemic affected their lives?

Kavitha Cardoza is an award-winning journalist covering education, children and poverty. Her stories have appeared on NPR, BBC World News America, PBS NewsHour, The Hechinger Report, Atlantic.com and The Washington Post among others. She has received multiple national awards for her work, including the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI) and the Education Writers Association. She's a proud immigrant.
 

This is a virtual event. Register at: http://bit.ly/kavithacardoza. Please contact democracy@smcm.edu for more information.

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Please register at: http://bit.ly/kavithacardoza

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Center for the Study of Democracy
Dr. Antonio Ugues Jr.
democracy@smcm.edu
240-895-2169
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Center for the Study of Democracy
Lecture or Talk