EventsGiving Voice to the Immigrant Experience

Giving Voice to the Immigrant Experience

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


Storyteller Nestor Gomez will share heartfelt and humorous tales of his life in Guatemala, his journey here at age 15, and the life he's made in the United States. Nestor believes that we're all connected by universal experiences; his stories will draw you in and connect you to those experiences. Be prepared to laugh and commiserate at his unforgettable personal stories.

Nestor is a Chicago poet and author of Your Driver Has Arrived – stories about his ride-sharing experiences. He won The Moth StorySLAM, an open-mic storytelling competition, more than 80 times.

Save the date: This free program is a prelude to "Edgewater Stories" (written narratives by the community) at 11 a.m. on Sept. 14 at the library. It is a partnership with Friends of the Edgewater Library and the Edgewater Branch.

Held in partnership with Friends of the Edgewater Library

Need sign language interpretation or other accessibility assistance for this event? Please call (312) 747-8184 or email to request accommodations. Requests must be made at least 14 business days before the event.

Photo source: Nestor Gomez

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Adults: 18 and up
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