America Reframed

Class of '27 | A Conversation with Nina Alvarez

Clip: Season 4 Episode 21 | 3m 12s

"Class of '27" filmmaker Nina Alvarez speaks about migrant workers challenged by limitations but nonetheless are raising young children to see no limitations. From Fresno, California to Oregon's Willamette Valley, Alvarez follows the parents into the fields and the children to a specialized Head Start program, where they are given the keys to succeed.

Aired: 09/12/16

Rating: NR

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Funding for "Class of '27" is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting as part of American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by CPB to help local communities across America keep more students on the path to graduation. Additional funding provided by the MacArthur Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.