Advocacy and the Immigrant Community conference
Nationalities Service Center’s Second Annual Conference
Cultural Awareness and the Immigrant Community
1216 Arch St., 4th Floor
Conference Theme: Advocacy and the Immigrant Community
Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20, 2013
Friday, April 19, 2013: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
• Wine and Cheese Networking Session
• Plenary Speaker: Dr. Eric Edi, AFRICOM-Philly
Saturday, April 20, 2013: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
8:00- 9:00 Registration, Coffee and Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:30 Defining Cultural Awareness and Advocacy: Joanna Labov and Ellen Polsky
9:30-11:00 Refugee and Asylee Experiences and Cultures: Juliane Ramic, Director of Social Services, Nationalities Service Center
11:00-11:30 Panel Presentation on Immigrant Success Stories
11:30-12:00 Post Panel Discussion
1:00-2:00 Panel Presentation on Ethics and Culture: Reporting and Providing Support
2:00-2:15 Post Panel Discussion
2:15-3:00 Immigrants’ Reactions to the U.S. Healthcare Experience
3:00-3:45 Cultural Conflicts Between Recently Arrived Immigrants and Established Ethnic Communities
3:45-4:00 Where Do We Go From Here?
• Registration is $15 on Friday and $20 on Saturday.
• Student rate is $10 on Friday and $15 on Saturday, or both days for $20.
Act 48 credit is available for public school teachers and CEU credits are available for social workers.
If you have any questions, contact:
Ellen Polsky firstname.lastname@example.org orJoanna Labov email@example.com
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