"Living in the Shadows: Undocumented Lives and Labor"
Immigrant Ohio 2018 looks at the lives and labor of undocumented immigrants in Ohio and the United States.
The event is free and open to the public.
The agenda for the one-day symposium on Tuesday, November 13 in 228 Bowen-Thompson Student Union follows:
9:00-9:30 a.m. Meet and Greet
Opening remarks Professor Susana Peña, Director School of Cultural and Critical Studies
Session I 9:30-10:45 a.m.
Migrant Workers in Ohio: A Brief History
- Luis Moreno, BGSU
- Maria Goeser, Jobs and Family Services, Ohio
- Michelle Sweetser and Megan Goins-Diouf
Session II 10:45 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Ohio's Economy and Migrant Workers
- Jack Irvin, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation
- Sandy Munley, Ohio Landscapers Association
- Janet Quaintance, Ohio Means Jobs, JFS, Sandusky County
- Mary DeWitt, Ohio Means Jobs, JFS, Wood County
Session III 1:00-2:00 p.m.
After the ICE Raids: Community Perspectives
- Francisco Carillo, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Norwalk, OH
- Natalia Alonso, Los Ninos de Corsos
- Jimmy Rodriguez, Willard, OH
- Victor Leandry, ElCentro, Lorain, OH
Session IV 2:00-3:00 p.m.
After the ICE Raids: Legal Perspectives
- Lynn Tramonte, Ohio Immigrant Alliance
- Theresa Miller, Representative Marcy Kaptur's Office
- Eugenio Mollo, ABLE, Toledo
Session V 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Local and National Perspectives
- Linda Lander and Amanda Schackow, "Solidarity at Work: The La Conexion Immigrant Solidarity Committee"
- Carmen Alvarez, "Questioning U.S.-born Latino Citizenship"
- Michaela Django Walsh, "En/forced Exile and Migrant Be-longing in President Trump's America"
Session VI 4:00 p.m.
Dispatches from the Desert and the Immigrant Equation
- Jody Ipsen, Migrant Quilt Project, Tucson, Arizona
Migrant Quilt Project: History and Practice
- Peggy Hazard, Migrant Quilt Project, Tucson, Arizona
Lost Dreams, Lost Hopes, Lost Loves, Lost Lives
The opening of Quilt Exhibition, Migrant Quilt Project, Tucson, AZ
Ray and Pat Browne Popular Culture Library and Center for Archival Collection, 4th & 5th floors, Jerome Library
The Migrant Quilt Project will be on display Nov. 13-Dec. 7 in the Ray and Pat Browne Popular Culture Library and the Center for Archival Collections.
Sponsors of the event include the Stoddard O'Neill Fund, School of Cultural and Critical Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, Jerome Library, Family and Consumer Sciences, AAUW, World Languages and Cultures.