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SOE-ITEP Global Education Forum

, Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building

Updated 8/19

The School of Education (SOE), International Training and Education Program (ITEP) and the Center for Latin American & Latino Studies (CLALS) invites you to the following presentation: The Role of Education in Migration from the Northern Triangle (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras) The news is flooded with narratives on why young people are leaving the Northern Triangle for the US and how international policies have influenced their decisions to leave. Join a conversation on the role education has played in this migration. Hear from a college student who migrated as an unaccompanied minor, an advocate for migrant youth, a communications analyst, and a government representative on how this crisis has evolved and the complex situation we are in today.


Welcome: School of Education, ITEP


Moderator: Dennis Stinchcomb, Center for Latin American and Latino Studies


Panelists:


Gilson Argueta, Prince George’s County Community College student


Angela Gonzalez, DC Mayor’s Office, Latino Affairs (formerly with Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers)


Rafael Flores, Communications Specialist, Polaris (and formerly Embassy of El Salvador)


Sonia Umanzor, Community Affairs Director, Embassy of El Salvador to Washington DC

Type:
Conferences. Panels. Speakers
Host:
School of Education
Contact:
Emily Morris

emorris@american.edu

202-885-8218

Event Website:
https://www.american.edu/soe

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