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Inaugural Symposium on Local Immigration Activism

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Topic
immigration
Sponsor
IPRH, Department of Latina/Latino Studies, et. al.
Location
University YMCA, 1001 S Wright St.
Date
Feb 28, 2019   8:20 am - 4:00 pm  
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Originating Calendar
Asian American Studies

8:20 - 8:50 Coffee and Registration

8:50 - 9:10 Welcoming Remarks

9:10 - 10:15 Keynotes: Lisa Ortiz, ISU, and Susan Ogwal, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10:30 - 12:20 Breakout Sessions

  1. Sanctuary and Faith Communities
  2. Indigenous Migrants and the Challenges of Interpretation

12:30 - 1:45 Students Talk Immigration Activism (Lunch Provided)

2:00 - 2:50 "How To" Breakout Sessions

  1. Immigrant Welcoming Center
  2. "Undocumented/DACAmented Students and Their Continuing Struggle"
  3. "Supporting Families in Federal Court"
  4. "Race, Immigration, and Immigrant Centered Advocacy"

3:00 - 4:00 Research with the Community: The Politics of Accompanying/Acompanamiento, A Roundtable

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