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ALBA/Puffin benefit panel: The Politics of Immigration

New York, NY

May 05, 2013 | Sunday | 1:00 pm

Pace University Multipurpose Room

3 Spruce Street
New York, NY 10038 ( see map )
Amy Goodman moderates a panel from 1-3 pm, which benefits the non-profit Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives. The panel precedes the 3rd Annual Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA)/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism presentation, to United We Dream (UWD), a national network of youth-led immigrant activist organizations fighting for the rights of millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States.

Panel Participants:
Cristina Jiménez, Managing Director at United We Dream (UWD),
Natalia Aristizábal, UWD Board Member,
Kevin Kang, UWD Founding Board Member,
Prof. Michael Wishnie, William O. Douglas Clinical Professor, Yale Law School,
New York Senator Gustavo Rivera

The award ceremony follows at 3:30 pm in the Michael Schimmel Auditorium.

$150 ticket Includes pre-event benefit, light buffet, and priority seating at the Annual Award Ceremony/Celebration Get tickets

Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,400 public television and radio stations worldwide.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....