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    Conversation

    Idea: Are borders really the problem?

    A Conversation about border security and the refugee crisis.

    Monday, Oct 14, 2019 12:00 - 1:15 PM @ Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art
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    Conversation
    How is the border crisis affecting immigration law?
    Martha Minow
    Professor, Harvard Law
    Jose Antonio Vargas
    Pulitzer Prize–Winning Journalist & Author, Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen
    Michael Shear
    White House Correspondent, The New York Times
    Carol Marin
    Director, Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence, DePaul University
    Julie Hirschfield Davis
    Congressional Editor, New York Times
    CONVERSATION - Conversations are panel discussions that provide an in-depth, up-to-the-minute look at a single topic. Featuring three to four thought leaders and an expert moderator, Conversations consist of a 60-minute discussion, followed by 15 minutes of audience q-and-a.

    The war games of modern geopolitics have initiated a humanitarian crisis that defines our times. With renewed emphasis on borders and what they mean, how are refugees changing our understanding of the nation, of borders, and of ourselves? This Talk will explore the converging worlds of human rights, global security, and high-stakes diplomacy. Together, we’ll confront essential questions about global ethics and offer a new approach for policymakers and peace advocates.

    When
    Monday, Oct 14, 2019 12:00 - 1:15 PM
    Where
    Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art
    220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
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    Here are a list of things you can do before and after the event to join the conversation.

    • Buy small portions of people's debt, especially as a consequence of incarceration, through the Rolling Jubilee Collective.
    • Spend some time with refugees, asylees, and other immigrant populations in Chicago by volunteering with World Relief Chicago or the Syrian Community Network based in Chicago.
    • Buy a scarf from RefuSHE to provide support and empowering women across borders around the globe.
    • Open your home to a refugee in the U.S. in need of temporary housing through Airbnb's OpenHomes initiative.
    • Give support to Latino’s Progresando, a Chicago-based organization that provides resources and education to Chicago’s Latino community.