April 07, 2008

Coming to America: Immigrant Stories

Seven storytellers get seven minutes each to tell tales about leaving, arriving, and struggling to make a new home in this strange place called Baltimore.


Presented in partnership with The Jewish Museum of Maryland’s Second Annual Herbert H. & Irma B. Risch Memorial Program on Immigration

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Storytellers

William Wright artist, and therefore chauffeur www.williamwright.com

Jason Gerson public health researcher

Inge Weinberger former director, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society

Mamadou Sy program coordinator, Baltimore Resettlement Center

Peter Nobel catering director

Martha Weiman audience storyteller

Lisa O'Reilly audience storyteller

Maryrose Whelley audience storyteller

Sara Reilly ring thrower

Terrylynn Tyrell special education advocacy and policy consultant