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So Very Many Swing Shifts: Filipina Nursing Migration & My Mother's Story

In this free public talk, Jason Magabo Perez reflects on the life of his mother, Leonora M. Perez, a Filipina migrant nurse who in 1976 was accused of murder by the FBI. Part history lecture on the Filipino nurse in America, part multimedia experimentation, all intimate storytelling, this talk explores themes of colonialism, violence and the Filipino American family.

Questions? Email mchery@sandiego.gov.

This event is part of the One Book, One San Diego program featuring “Monstress,” by Lysley Tenorio this year. Find more information about the One Book, One San Diego program at KPBS.org/onebook.

San Diego Central Library: 330 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA 92101. Google Map

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