Join us October 26th at Temple B'Rith Kodesh in Rochester for our annual Symposium, followed immediately by a gala Dinner to support our Western NY education center and youth empowerment programming. Tickets and sponsorships are available for either event separately, or for the entire day.
This year's theme: Undocumented Students, Their Stories and Success.
2:00pm Registration Opens
2:30pm Three Choices of Educational Workshops for Students and Allies, Service Providers, Teachers and Clergy
- Empowering Undocumented Students and Youth Allies to be Leaders for Change
- Counseling, Teaching, and Caring, as Allies and Advocates, for Immigrant and Refugee Students
- Exploring the Importance of Empathy in Justice Work (Clergy)
4:00pm Panel Discussion - Undocumented Students: Their Stories and Their Successes
Featured Speaker - Greisa Martinez, Advocacy Director at the United We Dream Network
6:00pm Reception (included in both symposium and dinner tickets)
Registration opens for Dinner attendees
6:30pm Harvesting Justice Fundraising Dinner
Mistress of Ceremonies - Kemberly Gil
Featured Speaker - Cesar Vargas, One of the first Undocumented Lawyers in New York State, & Advocate for DREAMers
High School members of the Justice Organization of Youth (JOY) will present an original production based on their own experiences confronting racism and xenophobia in school and community settings.
George Exley-Stiegler Award Honoree- The Rt. Rev. Prince Singh, Bishop Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Jim Schmidt Award Honoree - Lewis Papenfuse - Executive Director Worker Justice Center of New York