Topic: U-FLi center

The U-Fli Center’s Undocu-Series gave undocumented, queer DJs of color an opportunity to speak about their successes in untapped industries.

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Undocumented DJs offer advice, share challenges of entrepreneurship

September 29, 2019 0 comments

When Zacil Pech and Graciela Lopez — also known as Sizzle Fantastic and Funky Caramelo, respectively — threw their first parties as DJs two years ago, 50 people came. But it’s only taken two years for that number to grow exponentially: now, their parties bring in 1000 to 1500 attendees.

The event began with an activity that encouraged attendees to consider the history of “criminalizing migrant bodies” in the United States.

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U-FLi event spotlights detention infrastructure in the U.S.

April 11, 2019 0 comments

Representatives from the Detention Watch Network and the Adelante Alabama Workers Center spoke about the immigration detention infrastructure in the United States at the Undocumented, First-Generation College and Low Income Student Center on Wednesday night.