As the nation grapples with effects from the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, sparked over a funding dispute for a wall Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S.-Mexico border, journalist Alice Driver, who covers migration, human rights and gender equality, will speak at Colorado College about her on-the-ground reporting from inside the migrant caravan and her coverage of the border for publications like National Geographic, TIME, Longreads and REVEAL.



When: Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m.



Where: Gaylord Hall



Who: Alice Driver, a bilingual journalist, video producer and translator based in Mexico City whose work focuses on migration, human rights and gender equality. She recently embedded with the migrant caravan for TIME, and reported on the border for National Geographic. She spent 18 months covering migration in Central America, and worked on a two-year project for REVEAL and Longreads called “The Road to Asylum.” She is currently producing a radio story on transgender migrants at the Center for Investigative Reporting.



What: At 7 p.m on Feb. 5 in Gaylord Hall, Driver will give a talk about her work, titled “On the Road with the Migrant Caravan,” and take questions about migration, human rights, and gender equality issues.



Event is free and requires no tickets.

Posted by jyim@coloradocollege.edu for the February 1, 2019 digest.

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