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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If you would like to attend, reply to ewolfe@tulane.edu for the zoom link

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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Central America: People and the Environment Asynchronous Institute

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Register now for the ASYNCHRONOUS COURSE which opens up in July
Please note, the synchronous blended institute taking place June 14 – 25 is no longer accepting registrants.

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. It is not required to have participated in past institutes to join us.

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University is excited to host and coordinate this year’s institute. Tulane University and New Orleans are both unique and important places to explore the deep connections to Central America with a focus on people and environment. With presentations by leading historians and sociologists on Central America, environment and race we are excited to share the work and resources from presenters as well as the unique resources at Tulane.

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NOW REGISTERING FOR THE ASYNCHRONOUS INSTITUTE For more information, please email dwolteri@tulane.edu or call 504.865.5164. Space is limited.