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José Ángel N.

Presented by City of Asylum at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, Pittsburgh PA

Jan 15 2018
José Ángel N.

Author José Ángel N. will read from his memoir, the valiant story of a man living the American dream—illegally.

Arriving in the 1990s with a 9th grade education, N. traveled to Chicago where he found access to ESL classes and GED classes. He eventually attended college and graduate school and became a professional translator.

Despite having a well-paying job, N. was isolated by a lack of official legal documentation. Travel concerns made big promotions out of reach. Vacation time was spent hiding at home, pretending that he was on a long-planned trip. The simple act of purchasing his girlfriend a beer at

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ADMISSION INFO

Free (online RSVP registration required)

Contact: 14124351110

Email: info@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org

LOCATION

City of Asylum @ Alphabet City

40 W. North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

PARKING INFO

Safe and convenient parking for City of Asylum @ Alphabet City (40 W. North Avenue) is available at the Federal North Garage (1231 Federal Street) located on Federal Street behind the Masonic Building.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access