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2016 Fall Diversity Week - DAY 1

  • Kingsborough Community College MAC Rotunda [M-240] 2001 Oriental Boulevard Brooklyn, NY, 11235 United States (map)

2016 Fall Diversity Week: DAY 1

Immigration Day:

9:10-10:10AM
Bruno Gulli, Asst. Professor, Philosophy: "Migrant and Refugee Crisis in Europe"; Detention centers and undocumented children | Legal Help/Reconciliation Network, Inc; Megan Mckenna, Communication and Advocacy Director: "Kids in Need of Defense"

10:20-11:20AM
Stephen Armstrong, Professor, English; Adrian Pantoja, Professor, Political Science/Chicano Studies, Pritzer College and contributor to “Latino America”; David Badillo, Chair of Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies, Lehman College (CUNY).

11:30-12:30PM
Evelyn Garcia | Language and Health Access, Mayor's Office for Immigrant affairs; Dr. Reza Fakhari, Vice President for Continuing Education, Workforce Development, and Strategic Community Partnerships.

12:40-1:40PM
"Immigration and Citizenship" KCC students and faculty round-table | Anthony Andrews, Director of Government Relations; Stuart Parker, Asst. Professor, Sociology; Indira Skoric, Adj. Asst. Professor, Politics; Khawaja Hassan, Honors Program. Lunch will be served.

1:50-2:50PM
KCC Dreamers Panel | Jason Leggett, Asst. Professor, Political Science; Jhodi-Ann Dunkly, Women's Center; Eva Melnikova (former student) and Anayeli Gomez, NYC Comptroller's Community Liaison (former student).

3:00-5:00PM
Katia Perea, Asst. Professor, Sociology, "Immigrants in the Popular Culture - Televised Cartoons"; Alina Bluimis, Artist, "From Selfie to Groupie" a project on Jewish-Russain immigrants in the USA.

** This event is open and free to the public **

For more information contact:
Indira Skoric
indira.skoric@kbcc.cuny.edu


The events are co-sponsored by KCC Honors club, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Women's Center, New American Center and Office of Academic Affairs.  Special thanks to the President’s Office for funding this event.