Clinica de Migrantes Documentary Screening and Q&A

Clinica de Migrantes Documentary Screening and Q&A

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Date and Time

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.


Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Clinica de Migrantes: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness is a medical documentary about Puentes de Salus, one of the only health clinics in the US that provides healthcare to undocumented immigrants. By law, illegal immigrants cannot obtain health insurance, and receive no regular medical treatment. Puentes is a volunteer-run network of clinics that provide preventative care to the Latino community of South Philadelphia. A team of volunteers led by Dr. Steve Larson attend to an ever-growing population of housekeepers, prep cooks, and construction workers. Following the film screening is a discussion and Q&A with Dr. Larson.


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