Crear Para Sanar / Create for Healing A look into Mercedes, a multidisciplinary arts, humanities, an

Mon 1/22/2024 • 3:30PM - 5PM PST

193 Kaplan

Based on the life of a Dominican immigrant and Brooklyn matriarch, Mercedes addresses aging, mental health, and intergenerational trauma through community-based workshops, VR, film, theater, and visual art. Join UCLA Humanities and ¡OYE! Group for discussion of Mercedes and how we can celebrate and support the resilience of Latinx seniors, caregivers, and the broader public.

Modesto “Flako” Jimenez, grandson of Mercedes, Hodder Fellow at Princeton University, ¡OYE! Group Founder and Artistic Director
Marlené Nancy Lopez, Los Angeles Community Artist and inaugural cityLAB Activist-in-Residence
Ping Ho, Founder and Director, UCLA Arts & Healing Initiative

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