Help Unaccompanied Latin American Minors in the New York City area.
kick – off and info session: Thursday July 10, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Film screening of : Thursday, July 24, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Film screening of : Sunday, August 10, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
La Casa Azul Bookstore, in collaboration with the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project (U-LAMP) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Safe Passage Project is launching a book drive for children who were apprehended and detained at the Mexico-US border and are currently in deportation proceedings in the New York City area.
These children and teenagers are living in both local shelters/centers and residing with legal guardians and need new and gently used Spanish-language books.
Purchase books at La Casa Azul Bookstore for the book drive, mention that the books are for the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project and receive a discount on your purchase.
La Casa Azul bookstore will also be accepting books from Thursday July 10th – Sunday August 10, 2014.
We will accept age appropriate, culturally relevant, Spanish-language books for elementary school and middle school levels.
Bookstore staff will be delivering books to local shelters/centers and provide them directly to children and teenagers who are currently in deportation proceedings.
Visit our website for book drive details, HERE, and to learn about other ways to help.