Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Immigration Lawyer Naureen Hyder to lead book discussion on
“In the Country We Love”

Richmond, Va. (September 28, 2017) – Reynolds Community College will host immigration lawyer Naureen Hyder at an “Around the World Through Books” discussion on Thursday, September 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Lipman Auditorium of the Massey Library and Technology Center on the Parham Road Campus, located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public. Canned goods for the Central Virginia Food Bank are requested.

The book discussion will feature “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided,” by actress and author Diane Guerrero and Michelle Burford. Before acting in “Orange is the New Black” and “Jane the Virgin,” young American-born Guerrero experienced the trauma of her undocumented parents deportation to Colombia.

The program is a free community event sponsored by Reynolds’s Multicultural Enrichment Council for the purpose of encouraging cultural diversity throughout the Reynolds campuses and communities. For more information about this event please contact Lisa Bishop (lbishop@reynolds.edu) or visit www.reynolds.edu.


Serving over 20,000 students annually, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is the youngest and third largest of 23 community colleges in Virginia. The College operates three campuses serving residents in the City of Richmond and the counties of Henrico, Hanover, Goochland, Powhatan and Louisa.