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Baltimore Immigration Summit 2014

  • Jewish Community Center of Baltimore 5750 Park Heights Ave Baltimore, MD, 21215 United States (map)

Towson University Presents:

7th Baltimore Immigration Summit 

Friday, October 24, 2014
Jewish Community Center of Baltimore
5750 Park Heights Ave. Baltimore, MD 21215


The 2014 Baltimore Immigration Summit is a one-day event which brings together academics, service providers, activists, community leaders, and others working with and for immigrants in our region. Baltimore is an area with a growing and diverse immigrant population, as well as local government that views immigrants as an important part of the city’s resurgence.


KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY: Sheena Wadhawan (CASA de Maryland)
"Hostile Nation: Compulsive Deportation and Inhumane Treatment of Underage
Immigrants and Refugees Redefines American Values and Identity"

Immigrants often suffer hardships and undertake challenging journeys to arrive in this nation seeking a better future for themselves and their families, and to be part of our diverse community in the greater Baltimore region. How can we, at local, state, and national levels support immigrants in our region through this transition and grow together as a community?

Panel Topics Will Include:

The Maryland Dream Act and DACA
Unaccompanied Minor Crisis
Social Services for Immigrants
Human Trafficking
Racial Profiling and Violence
Education and Learning

Sponsors:

Jewish Museum of Maryland
Park Heights Jewish Community Center
Mayor's Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs

Towson University entities:
College of Liberal Arts
Center for Student Diversity
Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice
Department of Psychology

Registration for this event is required and can be found here!

More information can be found at: http://www.towson.edu/baltimoreimmigrationsummit/

If you have any questions please e-mail us at immigrationsummit@towson.edu

Earlier Event: October 20
Human Trafficking Awareness & Training
Later Event: October 25
Celebrate Maryland's Emancipation