Immigration and the City in the Trump Era

Thursday, November 15 2018 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Alumni Fireside Lounge
UWM Student Union
2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Please join the UWM Urban Studies Program for the 12th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit, Immigration and the City in the Trump Era: Immigrant Rights, Advocacy, and Communities in Milwaukee. A distinguished panel will discuss immigration policy, immigrants’ rights movements, and refugee resettlement experiences in Milwaukee under the current administration, and highlight advocacy efforts and successful programs.

5:30 – 7:00 pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A

Reception to Follow

Introductory Remarks

Johannes Britz, UWM Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs

Panelists

Rachel Buff, UWM Dept. of History & Cultures and Communities Program
Mary Flynn, Program Manager of Refugee Resettlement, LSS of WI & Upper MI
Janan Najeeb, President, Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition
Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director, Voces de la Frontera
Karyn Rotker, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU of WI

For more information, please visit the UWM Urban Studies website.