Panel Discussion- Shaping South Florida: Immigration Stories.
Jan Mapou (Jean-Marie Denis) is an author, playwright, director, arts advocate and the owner of Libreri Mapou (Mapou Bookstore) in Little Haiti. He is the co-founder of the Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance and the recipient of the Folklife Award from the State of Florida.
Rosie Gordon-Wallace is the founder and curator of Diaspora Vibe Gallery and Diaspora Vibe Cultural Arts Incubator. She an active community advocate, serving on the boards of several institutions. Rosie has received numerous awards for her contributions to the cultural community.
Juan Jose Menendez, better known as Pepe, is a Miami transplant, originally from Cuba, who has conducted tours of South Florida history and culture for HistoryMiami Museum for the past ten years
Moderator: Lizette Alvarez is an award-winning journalist and freelance writer.
FREE and open to the public. Refreshments available.
Presented with the support of the Marcia J. Kanner Memorial Fund.