27 to discuss immigration policy
Journalist Juan González will discuss
immigration policy in a public program at 7 p.m. March 27 in Old Main Chapel at
“Latinos and the Battle Over
Policy in a Changing America,”
is presented by the
university’s Ethnic Studies Program.
35-year career, González has emerged as one of
the country’s best-known and
respected Latino journalists.
He has been writing for the New York Daily News
since 1987 and a co-host for the past 15 years of Democracy
Now, a daily
morning news show that airs on more than 1,000 community and public radio and
stations across the U.S. and Latin America.
the author of four books: News for All
the People: The Epic Story of Race and the America Media;
Environmental Consequences of the World Trade Center Collapse; Harvest of
Empire: A History of
Latinos in America; and Roll Down Your Window: Stories from a Forgotten America.
He is one of
the original founders of National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Born in
Puerto Rico, he
was raised in East Harlem and Brooklyn, N.Y. He received his
Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia
University and has been a visiting
professor in public policy at Brooklyn College.
information, contact. Dr. Ana Moraña at email@example.com.