First Annual Early Childhood Symposium: How Immigration Policy Impacts Child Development and Engagement in the Community and Classroom
Join us for an informative seminar and panel discussion about how current immigration policy impacts child development & engagement in the community and classroom. Rebecca Ullrich and Wendy Cervantes from The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) will present on their March 2018 study Our Children’s Fear: Immigration Policy’s Effects on Young Children. Hear from a panel of speakers engaged in immigrant advocacy in New York City.
Learn More About:
- The characteristics of young children in immigrant families in New York City
- Recent immigration policy changes and implications for young children
- What we know about how immigration enforcement affects child development
Hear from Panelists:
- Elisa Gahng, Managing Attorney, Kids in Need of Defense
- Adriana Mitchell, Neighborhood Library Supervisor, Brighton Beach Library (BPL)
- Julissa Bisono, Lead Organizer, Make the Road New York
Explore Resources From:
- BPL Immigrant Services
- Youth and Family Services
- Mayors Office of Immigrant Affairs
- Reforma – National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking
Light refreshments will be served from 9:30am-10am in the Dweck Auditorium Lobby.
The 2019 Early Childhood Symposium is funded by the NY City Council as part of the City’s First Readers Initiative.