LOS ANGELES, CA, December 28, 2023 — The nonprofit Our Vision Caribbean and Latino Film Festival announced today that the Tijuana, Mexico-based non-profit organization along the Mexico-US border, Espacio Migrante, will receive a special award for their migrant rights advocacy, during the closing ceremony of the 2024 Festival.
The 2024 Festival will take place January 13, 2024, in person in at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and the virtual Festival will take place January 14 – February 14, 2024 via Filmocracy and Hoopla BingePass. Ticket sales begin on January 2, 2024.
Over the last 15 years, the diversity makeup of the migrant demographic has rapidly evolved into an international mix of migrants from all around the world. Espacio Migrante is a binational community organization based in Tijuana, which works with migrant communities to promote access to Human Rights, such as education and health; provide comprehensive care and at the same time raise awareness in the community about the realities of migrants.
Espacio Migrante has a shelter for migrant families, as well as a cultural and community center where migrants living in Tijuana can participate in community activities, educational programs, cultural events, and health and legal services. Learn more about Espacio Migrante by EspacioMigrante.org or sending an email to [email protected] and [email protected].
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