Past Event

Awakening Our Democracy: Immigration and the Nation Now

October 3, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, Room 300

Shifting policies and attitudes on immigration have called into question the nation's longstanding reputation as a refuge for immigrants seeking freedom and prosperity. How are these changes impacting the nation and what do they mean for the future? Free lunch included with RSVP. Bring your CUID. Moderator Juju Chang of ABC News' Nightline


  • Elora Mukherjee - Jerome L. Greene Clinical Professor of Law and director of Columbia Law School’s Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
  • Van Tran - Associate Professor of Sociology, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • David Grasso - Journalist and Media Director of GenBiz
  • Murad Awawdeh - Executive Vice President of Advocacy & Strategy at The New York Immigration Coalition

Awakening Our Democracy is Columbia's conversation series on disparities and justice issues at the forefront of the University's and nation's consciousness. 

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The Office of University Life