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Fight Ignorance, Not Immigrants
Thursday, May 04, 2017, 06:30pm - 08:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Space Coast Progressive Alliance - free and open to the public.  

This month's topic is immigration, with the following speakers:

Rasha Mubarak - Central Florida Regional Director at Council on American-Islamic Relations, Florida,

and President of Young Democrats of Orange County

 

Mario Musil - Immigration Attorney, Viera

 

Isabel Sousa Rodriquez - Florida Immigration Coalition Activist, Orlando

BioIsabel Sousa-Rodriguez was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to  Miami with their family at the age of 6. They joined the Florida Immigrant Coalition coming out of high school as a youth leader, organizing for the DREAM Act since 2007 and also to end deportations and reform our nation’s broken immigration system ever since. Isabel has a Bachelor’s in Sociology from the University of South Florida. 

As a graduate student at the City University of New York, Isabel has published academic articles detailing the effects of legal status and marginalization on undocumented mothers, their families, as well as adolescents in the transition to adulthood. From 2015 through 2016, they were the state coordinator of New York’s Mexican Initiative on Deferred Action. Isabel also proudly serves on the national selection committee of the DREAM.US Undocumented Youth Scholarship Fund and on the Board of Unite for a Fair Economy.

 

Location Front St. Civic Center, 2205 S. Front Street, Melbourne, FL 32901
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