Made in L.A.

Community Appeal
Immigration dominates the news but most Americans share there is a lack of clear communication around this issue.  Made in L.A. dispels the myths and offers facts about immigration and its impact on all of our lives. 

Call to Action
Made in L.A. will inspire your community to see the difference they can make immigration reform through experiencing the stories and learning the facts about immigration in the U.S.

Made in L.A. can help your community:
•Look at key myths surrounding immigration and get real facts on this issue and answer common questions including: Are immigrants dramatically less educated than native-born Americans and does immigration cause unemployment to increase?
•Openly discuss immigration and how your community of faith can make a difference in issues of fair work in your local community.

Resources
•To create an education offering use the Made in L.A. Discussion Guide by clicking here.
•For a Facilitator's Guide to using Made in L.A. in your community click here.

Synopsis
Made in L.A., 2007
Follow the remarkable story of three Latina immigrants working in Los Angeles sweatshops as they embark on a three-year odyssey to win basic labor protections from a trendy clothing retailer. In intimate verité style, the Emmy-award winning Made in L.A. reveals the impact of the struggle on each woman's life as they are gradually transformed by the experience. Compelling, humorous, deeply human, Made in L.A. is a story about immigration, the power of unity and the courage it takes to find your voice and is a co-production with the Independent Television Service (ITVS).

Purchase Information
To find out more about Made in L.A. and POV click here.  To purchase this film click here and to arrange a screening click here.