ALBA Immigration, Internationalism & Social Justice Roundtable and Ceremony

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Date: May 5, 2013


Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University
3 Spruce Street
New York, NY, 10038

CCR is proud to co-sponsor the 77th Annual Celebration & Presentation of the ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism.


1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion: “The Politics of Immigration”

Panelists: Cristina Jiménez, Managing Director, UWD; Natalia Aristizábal, youth organizer & UWD board member; Kevin Kang, founding UWD board member; Prof. Michael Wishnie, William O. Douglas Clinical Professor, Yale Law School; and NY Senator Gustavo Rivera. Moderated by Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!

Honorary Committee: Harry Belafonte, Richard Masur, Pete Seeger & Oliver Stone.

Benefit tickets: $150 (Includes pre-event, lunch, and priority sitting at the Annual Celebration). Purchase tickets here.

3:30 – 5:30pm Award Presentation & Reception

Presentation of the third ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism to United We Dream, with music by Barbez and Bernardo Palombo. Reception to follow.

Special Guests: Perry Rosenstein, President of the Puffin Foundation; Kate Doyle, recipient of the 2012 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism

Host Committee: Dan Czitrom,  Kevin Dyer, Sebastiaan Faber, Jeanne Houck, Jo Labanyi, Julia Newman, Ellyn Polshek, Michael Ratner, Fredda Weiss

Tickets may be purchased here, or by sending a check payable to ALBA to 799 Broadway, Suite 341, NYC, NY 10003; Tel. +1 212.674.5398;

What: Roundtable discussion and Reception
When: Sunday, May 5, 2013 1:00-5:30 p.m.
Where: Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University (3 Spruce Street, New York, NY 10038).

ALBA: Teaching History – Promoting Activism – Defending Human Rights

Sponsored by the Puffin Foundation, the Department of Political Science at Pace University and the Center for Constitutional Rights.