"The Engine of My Life / El motor de mi Vida," short film and panel discussion 

Perry World House, Latin American & Latino Studies Program, and PLAC

Perry World House's new Global Lens Film Series presents a short film and panel discussion:

The Engine of My Life / El motor de mi Vida

Date: Tuesday, 2/7, 5:00-6:15PM
Location: World Forum

Join Perry World House and Latin American & Latino Studies (LALS) for a short film about the challenges of undocumented immigrants in Philadelphia and the New Sanctuary Movement. A discussion will follow featuring Melissa Beatriz Skolnick (SP2), co-director of the film, and Amada Armenta, Assistant Professor of Sociology. Please register here. This event is also supported by Penn in Latin America and the Caribbean (PLAC).

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Ricardo Salinas Foundation Scholarship

Aspen Institute 
The Ricardo Salinas Foundation Scholarship at the Aspen Institute is awarded to Latino/as and Latin Americans, who hold or are pursuing an undergraduate or post-graduate degree, who demonstrate leadership in their community or area of expertise.  For information on how to apply, please visit: 

Mini-grants for faculty and students -- History of Puerto Rican individuals and communities in the U.S.

Hunter College, SUNY 
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies and Research Partnership Program at Hunter College, SUNY in NYC offers a number of mini-grants for faculty and students that collect data, study and examine the history of Puerto Rican individuals and communities in the U.S.  Please see this link for more information: