The University of Chicago: Graduate Studies

Chicago's Newest Neighbors: Examining the Migrant Crisis

Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 5:15 PM until 7:00 PMCentral Standard Time UTC -06:00

Fourth Presbyterian Church
126 E Chestnut St
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

Join the University of Chicago for a panel discussion about the influx of migrants moving to our sanctuary city. We will discuss the policy successes and failures, as well as the necessary wrap-around supports for healthcare, education, and the welfare of our newest neighbors. The panel will feature Natalie Moore, WBEZ journalist covering race, class and communities; Aimee Hilado, Assistant Professor at the Crown School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice and expert in immigrant trauma and mental health;  Theresa Thornburg, Director of the Chicago Lights Social Service Center, and Brandie Knazze, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Family and Support Services and graduate of the UChicago Civic Leadership Academy. 

Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.