11th Annual YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City (VIRTUAL EVENT)

11th Annual YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City (VIRTUAL EVENT)
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Wed 10 June 2020
Wednesday 10 June 2020
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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The 11th Annual YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City on June 10, 2020 (new date as a result of the global pandemic) from 7 PM-9 PM will now be a remote event. Stay tuned for more information about the event including a timeline and log on instructions.  

The evening will include entertainment, an panel discussion, and an awards presentation honoring the important work of José A. Palma from the National TPS (Temporary Protected Status) Coalition and Sabrineh "Sabi" Ardalan from the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical at Harvard University.

José A. Palma just returned to Justice at Work after spending a year coordinating the National Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Alliance and leading a national campaign to achieve permanent residency for people protected by TPS.  Born in Usulután, El Salvador, José came to the United States in 1998 and has lived in Lynn, MA since 2002.

Sabrineh Ardalan is clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School and director of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC). At HIRC, Ardalan supervises and trains law students working on applications for asylum and other humanitarian protections, as well as appellate litigation and policy advocacy.

YUM promotes immigrant-run local restaurants, highlighting contributions of the city's immigrant communities.

Want an opportunity to mingle with our award recipients before the Yum event?  Join us at 6:00 pm for a very special VIP Reception and discussion. Tickets for the VIP Reception are $100 and include entry into YUM portion of the program.

Students are welcome! Email ben@welcomeproject.org for the 50% off student promo code.  

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