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CIR Panel On Human Migration And The Border July 26

on July 16, 2017 - 8:56am
CIR News:
 
Join the Santa Fe Council on International Relations at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 26 at the Drury Plaza Hotel, 828 Paseo de Peralta, for a panel of three experts who will discusses human migration and the border.
 
Featured Panelists:
 
Allegra Love
 
Allegra Love is the attorney and director of SF Dreamers. She began her career at Santa Fe Public Schools in 2005 as a bilingual elementary school teacher and followed her passion for working with immigrants to law school.
 
After graduating from the University of New Mexico School of Law, she came to work for the Adelante program of Santa Fe Public Schools, where she founded this project. She volunteers extensively, both in her community and elsewhere, for organizations like the Santa Fe Youth Commission, No More Deaths, and New Mexico Dreamers in Action (NM-DIA).
 
Most recently, she has worked to defend Central American women and children detained on the US border. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She has a BA from Dartmouth College, a JD from the University of New Mexico School of Law, and is a licensed teacher in the state of New Mexico. She loves country music and riding around in trucks.
 
Marcela Diaz
 
Marcela Diaz is executive director of Somos Un Pueblo Unido, a community-based, immigrant-led organization for worker and racial justice and human rights—respecting diversity and integrating the newcomers. Somos Un Pueblo Unido also has a one-stop shop for low wage workers to get trained about their rights and resources available to them.
 
Vicki Gaubeca joined the ACLU of New Mexico in January 2009 to become the director of the ACLU-NM Regional Center for Border Rights, based in Las Cruces, New Mexico, where she has helped develop and implement its mission of addressing civil and human rights violations that stem from border-specific immigration policy. She has more than 20 years of experience in policy advocacy, community organizing, public affairs, communications, and public health in a variety of settings, but immigrant rights–as well as any civil rights–is an issue close to her heart.
 
Cost for non-members is $12 in advance, $15 at the door; CIR members are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. There is no charge for qualified students and teachers.
 
For more information on registering for the lectures, go to the Council’s website at www.sfcir.org or telephone the office at 505.982.4931, ext. 102.

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