2011 Faith and Justice Symposium:

Immigration and Refugees

In September of 2011, the creation of the Center for Faith, Justice and Global Engagement was announced. As a kick-off event, a symposium focused on Immigration and Refugees was held from September 28 through October 1. This was a time to explore the intersection of faith and justice as it pertains to immigration and refugee issues, at both the programmatic and policy levels.

Guest speakers included:

  • Dan Kosten, Vice President for U.S. Programs, World Relief
  • Dr. Jose Velazquez, National Council of La Raza
  • Anna Ireland, Jericho Road Ministries
  • Rev. Joan Harrell, Chicago Theological Seminary
  • Bob Lynch, BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center
  • Nicole Wood, Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAAST)
  • Molly Short, Journey’s End

Read bios of our speakers here.