“Where Are You From?: White Privilege and the Immigration Debate”February 10, 2011
Most immigration debates concentrate on the legality of the presence of immigrants or how these immigrants “steal” jobs in the United States. This workshop on Feb 17th will examine immigration through the lens of white privilege and how it has informed immigration policies throughout U.S. history. Participants will gain a clear understanding of how these policies have favored immigration from some areas of the world while restricting immigration from others.
Jorge Zeballos, the presenter, is a diversity consultant with years of expertise conducting workshops, presentations, and leading long-term diversity initiatives at colleges and universities. He holds a B.A. in political science from Rutgers University and is currently the Latino community coordinator and international student advisor at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. Sponsored by Organization for Latino Awareness (OLA) and Office of Intercultural Life.
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