The New Chicagoans: A Panel Discussion
Date: Wed. April 17, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm
Harold Washington Library Center
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 S. State Street
Program: One Book, One Chicago
About this event:
Join a panel of journalists, activists and thinkers as they look at Chicago as a gateway for migrants today. How is 21st century Chicago becoming home to these recent migrants, and how does this influx of new citizens and workers play into the evolution of our city?
Panelists include Adolfo Hernandez of the Chicago Office of New Americans, Tuyet Le of the Asian American Institute, Rebecca Tancredi of Upwardly GlobalChicago and Lawrence Benito of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.
Moderated by journalist Stephen Franklin, ethnic news director for the Community Media Workshop.
Presented in partnership with the Office of New Americans, City of Chicago