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Author Sonia Nazario to speak at San Joaquin County event

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Posted: Saturday, August 27, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 4:42 pm, Sat Aug 27, 2011.

Experience first-hand the social issues that pushed Sonia Nazario to become a national best-selling author, recipient of over a dozen awards for excellence in writing and journalism, as well as an advocate for unaccompanied immigrant children.

Twenty-year veteran writer and reporter Sonia Nazario joins Teachers College of San Joaquin's "A Conversation with Sonia Nazario" on Sept. 15.

San Joaquin County Superintendent Mick Founts will moderate the event as Nazario offers insight on some of the country's most intractable problems such as hunger, drug addiction and immigration, according to a press release.

The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the San Joaquin County Office of Education's Wentworth Education Center, 2707 Transworld Drive, in Stockton.

"A Conversation with Sonia Nazario" is the first forum in an ongoing series hosted by the Teachers College of San Joaquin and the county office of education. The forum is open to the public in the Central Valley and greater Bay Area.

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