Hear My Voice / Escucha mi voz: The Testimonies of Children Detained at the US Southern Border
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Monday, October 25, 2021

Hear My Voice/Escucha mi voz is illustrated by 17 Latinx artists and shares the stories and testimonies of 61 children—from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Ecuador, and Mexico, ranging in age from five to seventeen—detained at the southern border. Join children’s rights scholar and advocate Warren Binford and Michael Garcia Bochenek as they discuss both the making of this moving and richly illustrated book and Project Amplify, an organization that supports children in migration.

  • Moderator: Rose Cahalan, Texas Monthly associate editor
  • Format: This is a live, virtual event.
  • Chat: Feel free to use the chat box in CrowdCast to share your thoughts and virtually cheer for and share kudos with the session’s participants! Disorderly comments will be removed immediately. Please refer to the code of conduct.
  • Book(s): Click the book cover(s) below to purchase through BookPeople, Texas Book Festival’s partner bookseller. Your purchase helps support the author(s), independent bookselling, and the Texas Book Festival. Thank you.

Warren Binford, Hear My Voice/Escucha mi voz: The Testimonies of Children Detained at the Southern Border of the United States


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