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Interwoven: Craft, Story, Immigration. Day 2: The Law

  • The Makery 2 Sewall Avenue Brookline, MA, 02446 United States (map)

Day 2: THE LAW: 

Learn about Nuances and Challenges of Immigration Law - Friday, September 20, 2019

What are the legal implications of today's immigration and migration? Learn the nuances and challenges from local attorney, Julio Cortes del Olmo, and ask questions, hosted by Welcome Blanket. 

Music Performance: 7-7:30pm: Tao He

An Erhuist from China, Tao He graduated from the prestigious Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. Before moving to Brookline, Tao played the Erhu in the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. Through the Erhu–a popular and prominent traditional Chinese instrument–Tao will present the beautiful and melodious folk music of China.  

INTERWOVEN is a 4 day event taking place at The Makery celebrating immigration and cultural diversity. Come hear powerful stories, learn about immigration law, connect with neighbors, and see how you can contribute to a sense of welcome and inclusion in our community.

Interwoven is a collaborative event featuring an exhibit and presentation from the Welcome Blanket organization, an immersive storytelling exhibition Arrival VR, created by Brookline Interactive Group, an informational session presented by Del Olmo Law, an evening of Suitcase Stories presented by the International Institute of New England. The weekend will wrap up with a community making event hosted by The Makery.