Andrea Elliott

Wednesday, March 9 at 7:30pm

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been rescheduled. Patrons with tickets to any of the following should retain their original ticket(s) for admission on the new date: Wed, Mar 09, 2022 7:30 PM

UCSB Arts & Lectures (A&L) announces that in light of the current surge of COVID-19 cases and anticipating potential staff shortages, January events are rescheduled to later dates this winter and spring. A&L remains committed to bringing its originally programmed season to the stage as soon as possible, and is actively working to anticipate any challenges. Details about the precautions A&L is taking will continue to be updated on the Season FAQs page.

Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival and Hope in an American City

“With compassion and curiosity, [Elliott]... makes visible the cycles of poverty, inequity, and resilience that plague families across the United States.” Publishers Weekly

New York Times investigative journalist Andrea Elliott puts a human face to topics ranging from child poverty to Muslim life in the U.S. Her recent five-part series, Invisible Child, examined homelessness through the lens of an 11-year-old Brooklyn girl. The series won a George Polk Award, helped reignite a conversation about the dire state of poverty in America and inspired a book to be released in October 2021. Previously, Elliott’s coverage of Islam in America broke new ground in the study of radicalization and earned her a Pulitzer Prize for feature writing.

Justice for All Lead Sponsors:
Marcy Carsey, Connie Frank & Evan Thompson, Zegar Family Foundation, and Anonymous

Get Tickets

CAMPBELL HALL (seating chart)

$0 : UCSB Students (Current student ID required)
$20 : General Public
(general admission)
Also available on the Create Your Own series
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Proof of full vaccination is required for all attendees.

Proof of booster vaccination will be required for all eligible attendees beginning February 4, 2022. Consult the CDC for eligibility guidelines.

Masks are required indoors at all times. N95, KN95, KF94 or FFP2 face masks are strongly recommended. Regardless of the mask type, it is only effective if it is worn over your mouth and nose. Read CA Department of Public Health mask guidance here.

Visit Arts & Lectures website for a complete list of Health & Safety FAQs.

Most A&L events include a live streaming alternative for at-home viewing. Ticket holders can decide whether to attend virtually or in person; live stream tickets are not sold separately. Streaming alternatives are live only (no replay available), and accessed with an A&L website login. View the At-home Viewing FAQs for a complete list of live stream options.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Target Audience

General Public


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