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“Realizing the Dream: Immigration Reform in 2013” Community Forum

Posted By Kevin R. Johnson, May 20, 2013

This Wedneday, I am taking part in a community forum on immigration hosted by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Here are the details from the event flier:

California is home to more than 2 million undocumented immigrants. The recently proposed immigration reform bill could have significant impact on these hard working Americans. As Congress debates comprehensive immigration reform, we must ensure we pass a bill that is fair and reflects the needs of our community. Come and hear from expert panelists about the contributions of immigrants, how immigrants are treated in this country, discuss the current immigration reform debate, and talk about how you can make an impact in public policy.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 22 from 12:00 P.M. to 1:30 P.M.

WHERE: The University of California, Davis, Student Community Center (SCC) Multi-Purpose Room, 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616

LUNCH will be provided - burritos from Guadalajara’s.

WHO/SPEAKERS:

- The Honorable Cruz Reynoso, President of the Mario G. Obledo National Coalition of Hispanic Organizations and Former California Supreme Court Justice

- Kevin Johnson, Dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of PublicInterest Law and Chicana/o Studies, The University of California, Davis

- Alfredo E. Del Cid, Office Coordinator, LGBT ResourceCenter, The University of California, Davis

- Aracely Navarro, Regional Advocate, California Primary Care Association

- Hector Rojas, Executive Board Member for S.P.E.A.K., at the University of California, Davis

- Ulises A. Gonzalez, Civic Engagement Manager, LULAC

With support from the Chicana/o Studies Department, Asian American Studies Department, UC Davis LGBT Resource Center, Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity, Inc. Kappa Chapter, S.P.E.A.K. at UC Davis, Yolo Interfaith Immigration Network, California Primary Care Association, and the Sacramento LULAC- Lorenzo Patino Council # 2862

Facebook event page:https://www.facebook.com/events/173843682778821/?notif_t=plan_edited.