Bill Lopez: Separated: Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid

When:
November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2019-11-08T19:00:00-05:00
2019-11-08T20:30:00-05:00
Where:
Nicola's Books
2523 Jackson Rd
Ann Arbor
MI 48103

Lopez will join us for the evening to examine the lasting damage done by a daylong act of collaborative immigration enforcement in Washtenaw County, Michigan. He will share his title Separated, where Lopez discusses deportation’s rippling negative effects on families, communities, and individuals and reveals efforts to cope with trauma, avoid homelessness, handle worsening health, and keep families together.

About the Book

In Separated,  Lopez examines the lasting damage done by a daylong act of collaborative immigration enforcement in Washtenaw County, Michigan. Exploring the chaos of enforcement through the lens of community health, Lopez discusses deportation’s rippling negative effects on families, communities, and individuals and reveals efforts to cope with trauma, avoid homelessness, handle worsening health, and keep families together.

About the Author

William Lopez is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and collaborates and organizes with the Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights and Washtenaw ID Project. He lives in Ann Arbor with his partner and two children.