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Defending Immigrant Rights: A Brooklyn Call to Action
Participants Kavita Pawria-Sanchez, Nayim Islam, Lisa Schreibersdorf, Carl Lipscombe, Murad Awawdeh, Linda Sarsour, Cecilia Clarke

In partnership with Brooklyn Community Foundation, the Sackler Center hosts this critical conversation with local leaders working on the frontlines of the fight for immigrant rights. A panel of experts discuss the ongoing impact on Brooklynites of the recent executive order on immigration.

With Linda Sarsour, Arab American Association of New York; Murad Awawdeh, New York Immigration Coalition; Carl Lipscombe, Black Alliance for Just Immigration; Lisa Schreibersdorf, Brooklyn Defenders Services; and Nayim Islam, DRUM/Desis Rising Up and Moving. Moderated by Cecilia Clarke, President and CEO of Brooklyn Community Foundation. Opening remarks by Kavita Pawria-Sanchez, Assistant Commissioner at the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs. Panelists represent community-based organizations funded through the foundation's newly established Immigrant Rights Fund. Presented in collaboration with the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.