Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

New Immigrants of New Orleans: A Socio-Legal Panel Discussion

April 12th, 2011
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location
Greenleaf Conference Room, 100A Jones Hall

Join the World Affairs Council of New Orleans (WACNO) for an educational panel discussion on the social and legal issues facing our new immigrant community in a post-Katrina world!

Panelists will speak on legal and socio-cultural issues new immigrants in the New Orleans area face, focusing on the contributions of new immigrants and their culture to the rebuilding of New Orleans. There will be a Q&A session after completion of the panel‘€™s presentations.

Moderator: Jimmy Huck
Panelists: Marvin Clifford, Martin Gutierrez, Laila Hlass, M. Isabel Medina, Vanessa Spinazola

The event is free to the public (suggested donation = $1- $5).

Seating is limited, reserve your spot early. To register, visit “http://www.wacno.org” to be taken to our online ticketing system.
For more information, please contact WACNO at wacno@bellsouth.net

Click here for the panel flyer

This event is sponsored by WACNO and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies

WACNO is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization dedicated to presenting diverse views on a variety of international topics to the Greater New Orleans Area

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