[Immigrantrightsnynj] 2-29 and 3-1 event "With Liberty and Justice for All: Noncitizens and Democratic Rights"
Immigrant Rights NYNJ
immigrantrightsnynj at list.afsc.org
Fri Feb 22 11:15:34 EST 2008
With Liberty and Justice for All: Noncitizens and
February 29 and March
Hosted by the National Lawyers
of New York University, NYU Law
Students for Human Rights, NYU School of Law and co-sponsored by New York
Coalition to Expand Voting Rights, the Immigrant Voting Project and World Policy
***CLE Credit available for Friday
full day attendance.***
9:00 AM - 4:15
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.: Breakfast
& CLE Registration
9:30 - 9:45: Opening
Cristina Rodriguez, New York University School of Law
9:45 - 11:15: Panel 1
Constitutional Borderlands and the
Meaning of Citizenship
What is the nature of our political
community? Is citizenship the proper characteristic to determine membership?
Does the right to vote define citizenship, or vice versa?
Moderator: Cristina Rodriguez,
University School of Law
Michele Wucker, World Policy
Liz Ouyang, New York University School of Law
Peter Spiro, Temple University School of Law
11:15 - 11:30: Coffee
11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.: Keynote
Jamin Raskin, American University Washington College of
12:30 - 1:30: Lunch
1:30 - 2:45: Panel
The American Demos: Defining the
How is our democracy shaped by the
absence of a constitutionally guaranteed right to vote? How has this affected
the movements both to expand and limit the
Myrna Perez, Brennan Center for
2:45 - 3:00: Coffee
3:00 - 4:15: Panel
Next Steps: Towards a Vision of an
What are the most effective
strategies for ensuring participation and recognition of minority voices? Is
naturalization a necessary step for immigrant involvement in politics?
Moderator: Haeyoung Yoon , New York
Ron Hayduk, Immigrant Voting
Cheryl Wertz, Peace Action New
Chung-Wha Hong, New York Immigration
Muzaffar Chishti , Migration Policy
** CLE Credit available for Friday
full day attendance. **
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Saturday, March 1, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m
Putting Theory into Practice:
Organizing for Change
Keynote Speaker: Council Member Hiram Monserrate
City Council Voting Analysis by Chris Boye
* Legislative action, media strategy, public education and community organizing
* Strategy by
Greenberg Lounge -Vanderbilt Hall
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
This event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is strongly recommended to secure your seat and help with planning.
Lunch will be provided for participants in the Saturday session.
For those who will attend Saturday,
PLEASE RSVP by close of business Wednesday, February 26, so that
organizers can order the right amount of food.
To RSVP please email events at worldpolicy.org or call 212 481 5005 and choosing Option 2. Please indicate whether you will attend Friday, Saturday, or both days.
For more information contact: David Andersson , Center of Cultures - 917 378 8758 david at davanaweb.com
take a few minutes to complete The Immigrant Voting Project
Community Survey, which is about immigrants and voting. The survey is
designed to gather information about immigrant communities in New York
City. What are the main issues facing immigrants? How well does local
government provide services? How would noncitizen voting rights in
local elections affect New York City politics?
ou can access the survey, which is confidential and anonymous, at www.immigrantvoting.org. If you wish to receive paper copies of the survey, please send an email request to info at immigrantvoting.org or call 212-220-1246. We will send you a copy (or multiple copies) and a return envelope.
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