The impact of racism and fear over immigration on local economics and politics will be the topic of a panel discussion, held at the Liberties Bar, 709 North Second Street, 2nd floor, on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 7:00 PM.
The panel discussion will be sponsored by the Philadelphia chapter of the Jewish Labor Committee (JLC), the Philadelphia chapter of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), and Philadelphia Jobs with Justice.
More after the jump.
The panel will include:
- State Representative Babette Josephs;
- Wendell W. Young IV, President United Food and Commercial Workers’ Union Local 1776;
- immigration attorney David Bennion, Esq.; and
- immigration activist Jessica Hyejin Lee.
The panel will be moderated by Judi Bernstein-Baker, Executive Director of HIAS Pennsylvania.
See flyer for more details.