July 11, 2013

Jeanette Grider

'The Immigration Bill: Hispanic Community Impact'

Event Details: 7:30 p.m., July 14, Center for Global Citizenship, 3672 West Pine Mall

Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business will bring together a panel of thought leaders in the Hispanic community to discuss the impact of the largest immigration reform bill in the nation's history at a Town Hall Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14.

The Town Hall Meeting format is designed to encourage an open exchange about the most important aspects of the new immigration law being debated in the U.S. Congress.

Participants will have the chance to brainstorm actions they can take to insure the best outcome for the Hispanic community.

Panelists include:

  • Joel Jennings, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, Saint Louis University
  • Javier Orozco, OFS, Ph.D., Director, Hispanic Ministry, Archdiocese of St. Louis
  • J.S. Onésimo Sandoval, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, Saint Louis University
  • Kenneth Schmitt, Founder/Principal, US Legal Solutions LLC
  • M. Leticia Seitz, Community Organizer, Metropolitan Congregations United

Saint Louis University will provide translation services for participants, delivering all discussions simultaneously in both English and Spanish.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at SLU's Center for Global Citizenship (formerly the Bauman-Eberhardt Building) at 3672 West Pine Mall.

The Center for Global Citizenship

For additional information, contact Jesse Sullivan at (217) 971-7047 or sullivjw@slu.edu.

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