Tucson Book Festival


All that Glitters: Redefining Success

Monetary success did not fulfill these two dropouts from the world of high finance. When they rebooted their respective American Dreams they discovered that helping others to succeed was their real calling.

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  
Sat, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  

Panelists: Julissa ArceSam Polk
Moderator: Ford Burkhart

The Color of Success is Not Always Green

Undocumented and living in fear of discovery, Arce nevertheless had a successful Wall Street career as a vice president at Goldman Sachs and a director at Merrill Lynch before becoming a US citizen and an advocate for the rights of immigrant students.

Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage (Seats 150)  
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Nuestras Raices

Panelist: Julissa Arce
Moderator: Nancy Montoya

Learning Curve: Education and the Children of Immigrants

One in four young people in America is a child of immigrants, and for many a good education — the foundation upon which the American Dream is built — is out of reach. Connolly and Arce discuss the impact of these complex and often heart-breaking struggles on the individual and the community, and their broader implications for the nation. NOTE: Ms. Arce will be 20 minutes late to the signing area due to a live interview with CSPAN following the program.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  

Panelists: Julissa ArceDaniel Connolly
Moderator: Montserrat Caballero

More information: http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/