Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Panel Discussion: Immigrant Rights in New Orleans and how you can get involved

November 5th, 2020
12:25 PM - 1:35 PM

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This Thursday the course ‘€œGateway to the Americas‘€: The Roots & Routes of Latinx New Orleans (Tide 1375-01) will be holding panel discussion

‘€“open to all students‘€”

Discussing the conditions for immigrants and asylum seekers in New Orleans during the Covid crisis.
The panelists will also address how students can get involved with immigrant advocacy and defense.

Panelists will include:

Julie Ward, Director, Immigration Refugee & ESL Services: Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans
Gabriela Cruz, J.D. Candidate/Law Intern, Immigrant Rights Clinic, Tulane Law School
Lisa María Rhodes, Founder, ALAS: Educational Access for Immigrant & Court-Involved Youth
Homero López, Jr., Executive Director, ISLA: Immigration Services and Legal Advocacy






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Final Push Fridays: Graduate Research & Writing Support

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Every Friday from 10am-12pm CDT, The Latin American Library and Stone Center are co-hosting a virtual work-along for Latin Americanist graduate students to support each other in their research and writing goals. The Zoom meeting has two break-out options: participants may choose to troubleshoot research and methodological questions with an LAL librarian and/or work towards their writing objectives alongside a community of their peers. We hope you will join us when you can!

Central America, People and the Environment Educator Institute 2021

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This summer educator institute is the third institute in a series being offered by Tulane University, The University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University. This series of institutes is designed to enhance the presence of Central America in the K-12 classroom. Each year, participants engage with presenters, resources and other K-12 colleagues to explore diverse topics in Central America with a focus on people and the environment.

While at Tulane, the institute will explore the historic connections between the United States and Central America focusing on indigenous communities and environment while highlighting topics of social justice and environmental conservation. Join us to explore Central America and teaching strategies to implement into the classroom.

Additional details and registration will be available in the late fall 2020. For more information, please email or call 504.865.5164.