Book Drive: Thursday, July 10 to Sunday, August 10

Safe Passage, July 1, 2014

La Casa Azul Bookstore, in collaboration with the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project (U-LAMP) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Safe Passage Project will host a book drive for children who were apprehended and detained at the Mexico-US border and are currently in deportation proceedings in the New York City area.

The book drive will ONLY accept age appropriate, culturally relevant, Spanish-language books for elementary school and middle school levels from July 10 – August 10, 2014. La Casa Azul Bookstore is located at 143 E. 103rd St., New York, NY 10029.


  • Book drive kick-off and info session: Thursday, July 10, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Film screening of Which Way Home: Thursday, July 24, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Film screening of Sin Nombre: Sunday, August 10, 3:00pm – 4:30pm

To find out more information, please check out the La Casa Azul Bookstore’s page on the book drive: