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IF NOT US, WHO? THE STRUGGLE OF LGBTQ REFUGEES & ASYLUM SEEKERS



EVENT DATE
Thursday, August 16, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

LOCATION
Center on Halsted


DESCRIPTION

LGBTQI+ Persecution Under the Lens...Focusing on the worldwide struggle of LGBTQ refugees and asylum-seekers and what we in Chicago can do to help.

Opening remarks: U.S. Representative Mike Quigley
Moderator: Lam Ho, Founder & Executive Director of the Community Activism Law Alliance

Panelists:

• Mike Jarecki, Director, Board of Governors, American Immigration Lawyers Association

• Jackie Kaplan Perkins, Director, Chicago & Midwest Human Rights Watch

• Joanna Thompson, Community Outreach & Engagement Coordinator for the Center on Halsted

• Eduardo Hernandez, U.S. Development Officer, Rainbow Railroad

• Uchechukwu Onwa, currently seeking asylum/permanent residency

Light food and refreshments will be served following the presentation.

Event sponsors: Center on Halsted Windy City Times Rainbow Railroad and the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association


PRICE
$10 Tickets:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/if-not-us-who-tickets-47916204658


 
 
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