Events

When Deportation Is A Death Sentence

Hosted by Creighton’s Schlegel Center for Service and Justice

Thursday, November 15, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Hixon-Lied Auditorium
602 California Plaza, Omaha

Discussion with Sarah Stillman, a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, where she published the essay “When Deportation is a Death Sentence.” Stillman’s long-form journalism focuses on social injustices.

She is a MacArthur Fellow and is the director of the Global Migration Project at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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Immigration Education Day

Hosted by Creighton’s Schlegel Center for Service and Justice

Saturday, November 17, 8:30am-12:30pm
Skutt Student Center Ballroom
2500 California Plaza, Omaha

Light breakfast available at 8:00 am.

FREE & Open to the Public

Keynote: Aviva “Avi” Chomsky Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal followed by a discussion panel, personal stories, and action opportunities. Avi Chomsky is Professor of History and Coordinator of Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies at Salem State University. She is the author of They Take Our Jobs! and Twenty Other Myths about Immigration and Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal.

Lead Panelist: Joanna Williams Kino Border Initiative Director of Education and Advocacy. Panelists: Jennifer Reed-Bouley, College of St. Mary Theology Program Director; M. Guadalupe Sánchez Salazar, Consul of Mexico; and Shane Ellison, Immigrant and Refugee Clinic Director.

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Appleseed Open House

Tuesday, November 27, 4pm-7pm
Nebraska Appleseed
941 O St, Ste 920
Lincoln, NE 68508

Join us for food and camaraderie as we welcome supporters to visit our recently-renovated office since the fire that struck our building in February 2018.


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