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Dreamers Symposium

Tuesday, October 24, 8:30 am - 06:00 PM - Social Hall

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The Dreamers Symposium is a special event sponsored by the Trinity administration, College of Arts and Sciences faculty, and the Trinity Dreamers. The Symposium will feature speakers and panelists in a forum to examine the topics of U.S. immigration and DACA. The purpose of this Symposium is both educational and organizational. The main goals are to increase understanding of DACA specifically, but also the larger surrounding questions of immigration policies and immigrant rights. We seek to create a strong sense of support for Trinity Dreamers, and impart skills as well as knowledge, so people can take effective action.

2017 Dreamers Symposium at Trinity Washington University Agenda
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8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.           Meet, Greet and Eat (Breakfast!)
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.           Welcoming Remarks by President McGuire
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.          How Did We Get Here? A Brief Overview of Some U.S. Immigration Legislations
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.        A Discussion of DACA and Immigration Reform
11:30 a.m.                            View from The Hill (Speaker TBA)
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.         Donald Graham, Co-Founder of The DreamU.S and Meet the Dreamers
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.           From the Courts, to Congress, to Mass Action in the Streets
3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.           The Work of Religious Communities
4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.           Closing Remarks by Dean Ramamurti
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.           Reception for Trinity Dreamers

For more information, contact Dean Ramamurti at ramamurtis@trinitydc.edu or Matthew Bates at batesm@trinitydc.edu .

 


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