Dreamers tell their stories
The Rochester Committee on Latin America and University of Rochester Dreamers will present "Pass a Clean Dream Act and Protest Temporary Protected Status (TPS): a Call for Action!" on Wednesday, December 6. UR Dreamer students will share their experiences of being undocumented or "DACAmented," which refers to President Obama's effort to protect young people from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
The Trump administration is ending DACA and TPS, and Dreamers are advocating for legislation that protects the lives they have created in the US. The event will be held at Downtown Presbyterian Church, 121 North Fitzhugh Street, at 7 p.m.
Film looks local shooting's aftermath
The Little Theatre will premiere "Move," a documentary film about the 2015 shootings at the Boys and Girls Club of Rochester. The film looks at the community's response to gun violence and the effort to reclaim a neighborhood after three young men were killed.
"Move" is director Tam Little's first film project. Little, who is from Rochester, has experience in business administration and currently consults with companies about employee training and development needs.
The film's showing is part of the Little Theatre's One Take: Stories through the Lens Series and the Black Cinema Series. "Move" will be shown at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12, and on Friday, December 15. Tickets: $9.