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Addressing the Root Causes of Migration

  • SVC-210, Capitol Visitor Center (map)

I would like to invite you to two panel discussions co-hosted by Catholic Relief Services and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation on May 1st starting at 9:30 am in Capitol Visitor's Center (SVC) Room 210. Please see below for details and RSVP to Lydia.dibos@crs.org by April 29th. Let me know if you have any questions and please pass along to anyone who might be interested.   
 
Panel 1: Addressing the Root Causes of Migration
Time: 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Moderator: Dan Restrepo, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
 
Panelists

  • Rick Jones, Senior Technical Advisor for Latin America and the Caribbean, Catholic Relief Services

  • Enrique Acevedo, News Anchor, Univision/ABC News

  • Adriana Beltrán, Director of Citizen Security, Washington Office on Latin America

  • Roberta S. Jacobson, Senior Advisor at Albright Stonebridge Group 

  • Veronica Zavala Lombardi, Mexico Country Representative, Inter-American Development Bank


Panel 2: Meeting the Needs of Families in the U.S.
Time: 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Moderator: John Feeley, Univision 
 
Panelists

  • Luis Cardona, Administrator, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Positive Youth Development Program 

  • Ashley Feasley, Director of Policy, Office of Migration and Refugee Policy, USCCB

  • Maria Gomez, President and CEO, Mary’s Center

  • Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, President and CEO, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

  • Sister Norma Pimentel, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley