‘Don’t Ask Me Where I am From’ is the Spring 2021 MESA Book Read

Update: MESA’s supply of books are spoken for. Please consider purchasing your own book and participating. Get a jump on the Spring 2021 MESA Book Read over break. Join Cindy Johnson, MESA multicultural advisor for a virtual discussion on the book, “Don’t Ask Where I am From” by Jennifer De Leon, about a first-generation American girl named Liliana Cruz, who gets invited to attend a prestigious high school. While in high school, not only does Liliana learn about herself, she learns about family secrets while also experiencing racism and segregation at school. Find more information about the book on YouTube, 5 Reasons to be Riveted by Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From by Jennifer De Leon (less than 3 minutes). MESA will be purchasing a limited amount of copies of “Don’t Ask Me Where I am From.” Please complete this form if you are interested in this event by Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. More information regarding book pick up/or mailing AND the virtual book discussion that will be held during late February/early March will be sent to your UW-Green Bay that you include on the form. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Cindy at johnsoci@uwgb.edu.