The Arts of Opposition: Art and Social Change in the Age of Trump

Calambache performs “El Siquisiri”

NDLON’s Pablo Alvarado speaks about the incarceration crisis for undocumented workers in America and how the collaboration between Juanes and John Legend helped to bring attention to this cause, via NDLON’s Sing Down the Walls project.

Here’s the video of Juanes and John Legend singing Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song” at a detention center.


“The Arts of Opposition: Art and Social Change in the Age of Trump” features performances by bands Cambalache and Los Jornaleros del Norte, followed by a discussion with National Day Laborer Organizing Network leaders Xochi Flores and Pablo Alvarado, Naima Keith from the California African American Museum, USC professor Manuel Pastor and others, led by Professor Josh Kun. This event is a collaboration between the Popular Music Project at USC Annenberg’s Norman Lear Center and USC Dornsife’s Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration.

Los Jornaleros del Norte sing “Seranata a un indocumentado.”

Monday, April 24, 2017 | 7:30-9:00PM
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism