Equity in Action Conference
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Dana Navarro
October 7, 2008 (773) 442-4227
NEIU Hosts the 14th Annual Equity in Action Conference
Highlighting Immigration and Social Justice Issues
WHAT: Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) will host its 14th Annual Equity in Action Conference titled “Immigration and Social Justice.” This free conference will look at immigration issues from economic, legal, social, and gender-based perspectives.
Featured events include:
· Dispelling the Myths: The Immigration System- Pros and Cons
· Health Issues: Migrant Workers and Latinos in Illinois
· How does Immigration Affect Business and the Economy? An Overview of Immigration
· “VAWA (Violence Against Women Act), U-Visas, and Immigrant Asylum”
· The Immigrant Journey: Fear of the Unknown
· Undocumented Studies in Higher Education
· Infusing Curriculum and Instruction with a Caribbean Perspective: Emphasis Jamaica
WHERE: Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Ave. in Chicago
(Use campus entrance located at 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.)
WHEN: Monday, October 13 – Wednesday, October 16. Call (773) 442-5449 for specific times and locations.
DETAILS: These events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (773) 442-5449, visit www.neiu.edu/~acdevelo/ or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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