PAYCE Stories

I truly love my community: Young adult immigrant activism

October 10, 2018 Season 2 Episode 4
PAYCE Stories
I truly love my community: Young adult immigrant activism
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PAYCE Stories
I truly love my community: Young adult immigrant activism
Oct 10, 2018 Season 2 Episode 4
Palestinian American Youth Civic Engagement

Kenia Calderon is an activist and recipient of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) living in Des Moines, Iowa.  Drake University student Genesis Buckhalton profiles Calderon for this episode of PAYCE stories.  Being at the heart of the Presidential campaign process, she could ask questions important to the undocumented community.   She was galvanized to mobilize her community and build relationships to fight anti-immigrant legislation.  Her love of her community drives her to put herself at the forefront of activism. 

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Kenia Calderon is an activist and recipient of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) living in Des Moines, Iowa.  Drake University student Genesis Buckhalton profiles Calderon for this episode of PAYCE stories.  Being at the heart of the Presidential campaign process, she could ask questions important to the undocumented community.   She was galvanized to mobilize her community and build relationships to fight anti-immigrant legislation.  Her love of her community drives her to put herself at the forefront of activism. 

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