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 Comments are Disabled

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.