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Registration fee: $55.00

August 3, 2017
12:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Chinatown Community | Chicago

Experience the vibrant Chinatown community in multiple locations, beginning with lunch at local eaterie MingHin, followed by a visit to the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago to discuss the current state of immigration and its impact on various populations. We will then take a short walk to the Chinatown Branch of the Chicago Public Library, where we will explore perspectives on issues of public safety in Chicago. Registration includes lunch at local eaterie MingHin.

Guests Welcome!

Cost: $55 per person (Fellows and guests)

Transportation will be provided for attendees of the Pilsen programming to MingHin in Chinatown.

12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM

Panel: The Current State of Immigration

Clarisol Duque (Fellow since 2017), Chicago Chief of Staff/Chicago Director, Office of U.S. Senator Dick Durbin

Andy Kang (Class of 2018), Legal Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago

Sylvia Puente (Fellow since 1997), Executive Director, Latino Policy Forum

Ahmed Rehab, Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago)

2:30 PM Dialogue and Break
3:00 PM Walk to Chinatown Public Library
3:30 PM Welcome to Library and Remarks by Adam Semel (Fellow since 2016)
3:45 PM

Transformational Leadership: A Conversation on Police Reform 

Kathleen Hill (Fellow since 2017), Director of Policy, Office of the Cook County State's Attorney

Lori Lightfoot, Chair, Police Accountability Task Force; President, Chicago Police Board

5:00 PM Dialogue and Debrief
5:30 PM End of Afternoon