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Breaking Down the Wall: How UConn Law and Social Work Are Advocating for Immigrants

Friday, April 26, 2019
9:00am – 10:30am

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Studio at Billings Forge 563 Broad Street Hartford, CT 06106

Immigration has been a touchstone of debate for decades. Join the School of Law and School of Social Work for an interactive panel discussion on the ways the schools' faculty, students, and alumni are supporting immigrants and asylum-seekers. Discussion will highlight colaborative work done via the Immigration Detention Service Project which sends a team of law students, social work students, faculty and volunteers to help asylum-seekers. Registration is free and includes continental breakfast.

Moderator: Kathryn Libal, Director, Human Rights Institute & Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Rights

Panelists: Jon Bauer, Clinical Professor of Law and Ricahrd D. Tulisano '69 Scholar in Human Rights S. Megan Berthold, Associate Professor and Director of Field Education, School of Social Work Ellen Messali '10 (LAW) Thais Ortolaza, Current MSW Student Jessica David, Current Law Student Alexandria Madjeric, Current Law Student

Contact:

Alison Swain aswain@foundation.uconn.edu

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