Speaking at the UCLA/Hammer Forum on 18 September 2014

To learn more about Thursday’s forum, “Immigration Reform: Political and Humanitarian Concerns,” click the link: http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2014/09/immigration-reform-political-and-humanitarian-concerns/.

Experts address the recent surge in unaccompanied children crossing the border from humanitarian and political perspectives. Elizabeth Kennedy, a Fulbright Fellow working in El Salvador with returned youth, illuminates the violence that the children are attempting to escape. Antonio Gonzalez, the president of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, makes a case for immigration reform from the Democratic perspective, followed by Republican Hector Barreto, former administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration under George W. Bush and current chairman of the Latino Coalition.

HAMMER FORUM

This ongoing series of timely, thought-provoking events addresses current social and political issues.

Hammer Forum is moderated by Ian Masters, journalist, author, screenwriter, documentary filmmaker, and host of the radio programs Background Briefing, Sundays at 11AM, and The Daily Briefing, Monday through Thursday at 5PM, on KPFK 90.7 FM.

Watch + Listen:

http://hammer.ucla.edu/watch-and-listen/

Program Page:

http://hammer.ucla.edu/index.php?id=2597

Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELMPdsZin6Y&feature=youtu.be

Vimeo:

https://vimeo.com/106646639

HABLANDO EN EL FORO UCLA/HAMMER, EL 18 DE SEPTIEMBRE DEL 2014

Para aprender más sobre el Foro del jueves, “Reforma inmigratoria: preocupaciones políticas y humanitarias” da clic en el enlace: http://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2014/09/immigration-reform-political-and-humanitarian-concerns/.

Expertos abordan el reciente aumento de los niños no acompañados cruzando la frontera desde perspectivas políticas y humanitarias. Elizabeth Kennedy, una becaria Fulbright que trabaja en El Salvador con jóvenes retornados, señala que la violencia de la cual los niños están tratando de escapar. Antonio Gonzalez, el presidente del Proyecto de Educación de Registro de Votantes del Suroeste, hace un caso para la reforma inmigratoria desde la perspectiva Democrática, seguida por el Republicano Hector Barreto, Experts address the recent surge in unaccompanied children crossing the border from humanitarian and political perspectives. Elizabeth Kennedy, a Fulbright Fellow working in El Salvador with returned youth, illuminates the violence that the children are attempting to escape. Antonio Gonzalez, the president of the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, makes a case for immigration reform from the Democratic perspective, followed by Republican Hector Barreto, ex administrador de la Adminitración de Pequeños Negocios de George W. Bush y actual presidente de la Coalición Latina.

HAMMER FORO

Esta serie continua en el tiempo, de eventos que invitan a la reflexión, aborda cuestiones políticas y sociales de la actualidad.

Hammer foro es moderado por Ian Masters, periodista, autor, guionistas, director de documentales, y anfitrión de los programas radiales Background Briefing, los domingos a las 11am, y he Daily Briefing, de lunes a jueves a las 5om, en KPFK 90.7FM.

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