Sanctuary Through The Eyes of Women and Girls:

A community conversation about immigration and the impact of deportation and racialized surveillance on families of color

Congratulations to our Sanctuary Through the Eyes of Women and Girls Funding Recipients!


Monday, May 22, 2017

5:00pm Reception | 6:00pm Program

Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center | UROC

University of Minnesota faculty and advocacy leaders from the Twin Cities’ communities of color will lead a public discussion about the physical and mental toll on women, girls, and families of color surrounding executive decisions and recent actions by the U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.  

Participants will be invited to share testimony, engage in small group conversations, and explore how University researchers can better partner with communities on the issues of immigration and deportation. An hors d'oeuvres reception will precede the program.
The event is free and open to the public.
UROC is located at 2001 Plymouth Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55411 | 612-626-8762.

Directions here. 

Parking note: Due to construction, the west end of UROC's parking lot will be closed until fall 2018. Additional parking is available across the street on the northwest corner of Morgan and Plymouth Avenues.