International Women’s Day 2015: Global Migrant Rights & Justice

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Wednesday 3/4
6:00 pm
Free Please RSVP if you plan to attend

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Held in the South America Room, 2nd Floor

Join us for a performance by the Anna Crusis Women's Choir, refreshments and discussion celebrating local and global initiatives advocating for the rights of migrant women and their families. Speakers will explore the intersection of immigrant rights, women's rights & children's rights and the impact of immigration policies and enforcement in the U.S. and abroad. This is a One Book, One Philadelphia community program and encourages reading and discussion around a single book. This year’s selection, Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline, explores children’s courage & adaptability and the power of family. 

 

Our Panelists:

Ayodele Gansallo, Immigration Attorney & Educator
Mia-lia Kiernan, Founder & Organizer, 1 Love Movement 
Shamaine Daniels, Harrisburg Councilwoman
Silvia Huerta, Student Activist 
Fariha Khan, Associate Director, Asian American Studies UPenn (moderator)


Our Sponsors:

United Nations Association of Greater PhiladelphiaGlobal Philadelphia AssociationInternational HousePeace Day PhillySouth Asia CenterCenter for East Asian StudiesAsian American StudiesMiddle East CenterAfrica CenterGraduate CenterFamily Resource CenterPenn Women's Center