Events

Training on Immigration and the Economy

February 15, 2012, Old Westbury. This training with David Dyssegaard Kallick prepared advocates to host their own presentations related to the economic research in the report New Americans on Long Island: A Vital Sixth of the Economy. Topics included how to construct a presentation, how to effectively address an audience, and how to become comfortable talking about economics, with or without previous experience with the subject.

What Makes You American?

January 21, 2012, Centereach. A symposium on immigration on Long Island. Participants learned the facts about immigration on Long Island and how to take action. Immigrants’ contributions to the economy, reasons for migration, impact of immigration laws, and the human side of immigration. Speakers included: David Dyssegaard Kallick of FPI, Pat Young (CARECEN), Sergio Argueta (Adelphi University), and Yanira Chacón-López (Casa Mary at St. Brigid’s Parish). Organized by the Witness For Peace 2011 Long Island Delegation.

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