Forum Youth Panel

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Displacement and Reimagining the American Dream

With the Chancellor’s Diversity Commissions


At Wick Alumni Center

This interactive event will feature local students and young professionals sharing their lived experiences as immigrants and refugees. Each panelist will tell their story, presenting a multi-dimensional picture beyond what’s portrayed in the news. Panelists will then respond to questions on a range of relevant topics, moderated by Karla Hernandez Torrijos, the inaugural Student Storyteller in Residence with the Center for Great Plains Studies. Karla is an undergraduate student, poet and workshop facilitator whose writing “interrogates our understanding of home, displacement, and the liminal space in between.”

6:30 pm: Doors open and food served

7:00-8:00 pm: Panel (in person, live streamed, and recorded)

The RSVP has closed, but walk-ins are still welcome. The event may be standing room only.