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March 9

7 pm, Wellman 26
*Free pizza before the movie!!!

A Better Life

 betterlifepic(U.S.A 2012)

A Better Life illustrates the struggles of Carlos, an undocumented single father in East L.A., determined to provide his son the opportunities he never had.  He dreams of  saving enough money to relocate his son to a safer environment, free from gang violence and drugs. To speed up this process, Carlos faces many risks in order to provide his son a promising future.  


Click here to view trailer.

Click here to view poster.

March 2

Noon, SSH 1271

Club HIA: Study Abroad Forum


Hoping to study abroad this summer? Learn from students that have traveled abroad in Latin America. Discuss experiences, get or share advice, ask questions etc. We will also learn more about the LAHS minor and careers in Latin American studies. Free Pizza!


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Stuuudy Hall


 Mariachi Burrito Lunch




 May 25th,

12pm, Olson 205

How to Start Your Own Non-Profit Organization

Guest Speaker: Alejandra Ojeda (MUHUY)


Muhuy is a local, recently formed non-profit that raises funds for microloans and grants for displaced


persons around the world.







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