Sunday, February 5, 2017

March 1 "Refugees at our Border"



Sonia Nazario "Refugees at our Border"

Wednesday, March 1, 4:30 - 6:00 pm 
Humphrey Forum (U of M West Bank) 
301 19th Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Ms. Nazario is a Pulitzer Prize winning author who documented "Enrique's Journey," her story of a Honduran boy's struggle to find his mother in the U.S. In her talk, Ms. Nazario will address the issues facing Central American migrants who continue to seek refuge at the southern borders of the United States. Event is free and open to the public.

"Refugees in our Classrooms"
6:30 - 8:00 pm, immediately following Ms. Nazario's address
Teacher training on the challenges facing immigrants and refugees in Minnesota under a new federal administration. Featuring immigration experts from the Advocates for Human Rights and the Center for New Americans.

Hosted by the Human Rights Program, Center for New Americans, Human Rights Center, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Immigration History Research Center, Institute for Global Studies, Interdisciplinary Center for Global Change,
and the School of Journalism & Mass Communication.
 
Additional funding from the Ohanessian Endowment Fund for Justice and Peace Studies of the Minneapolis Foundation in support of The Ohanessian Dialogues on Mass Atrocities. 
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