International Women’s Day 2015: Global Migrant Rights & Justice

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 6:00pm

International House Philadelphia, South America Room

3701 Chestnut Street

International Women’s Day 2015: Global Migrant Rights & Justice

This event is FREE but please RSVP here.

 

Join us for a performance by the Anna Crusis Women's Choir, refreshments and discussion celebrating local and global initiatives advocating for the rights of migrant women and their families. Speakers will explore the intersection of immigrant rights, women's rights & children's rights and the impact of immigration policies and enforcement in the U.S. and abroad. This is a One Book, One Philadelphiacommunity program and encourages reading and discussion around a single book. This year’s selection, Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline, explores children’s courage & adaptability and the power of family. 

 

Panelists:

Ayodele Gansallo, Immigration Attorney & Educator
Mia-lia Kiernan, Founder & Organizer, 1 Love Movement 
Shamaine Daniels, Harrisburg Councilwoman
Fariha Khan, Associate Director, Asian American Studies UPenn (moderator)


Sponsors:

United Nations Association of Greater PhiladelphiaGlobal Philadelphia AssociationInternational HousePeace Day PhillySouth Asia CenterCenter for East Asian StudiesMiddle East CenterAfrica CenterGraduate CenterFamily Resource CenterPenn Women's Center