Family Separations: From Herstories of Violence to Building Belonging

Location 
Sutardja Dai Hall Banatao Auditorium
Date 
October 26, 2018
Time 
12-2 PM

Flier for the Oct. 26 Family Separations event

THE BERKELEY CENTER FOR SOCIAL MEDICINE AND
THE HAAS INSTITUTE FOR A FAIR AND INCLUSIVE SOCIETY PRESENT: 

Family Separations: From Herstories of Violence to Building Belonging

This event will present diverse perspectives on the political, legal, social, economic, and health impacts of historic and current family separations in US immigration and incarceration systems, and will identify and discuss alternative strategies to advocating for inclusive policy in order to advance belonging and build community.
 

SPEAKERS:

Angie Junck is a Supervising Attorney at the Immigrant Legal Resource Center who will discuss collaboration and education with immigrants to promote a democratic society that values diversity. She will also discuss opportunities with the Defending Immigrant Rights project and Immigrant Justice Network available for people to advocate for/support humane and compassionate immigration policy.

Ericka Huggins is a human rights activist, poet, educator. A former Black Panther party leader and political prisoner, Ericka will lend her life experiences and insight on issues related to the physical and emotional well-being of women and youth, the role of spiritual practice in sustaining social change, and alternatives to incarceration.

Heide Castañeda is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of South Florida where she specializes in political and legal anthropology, medical anthropology, mixed-status families, migration, citizenship. She will present key concepts and stories from her upcoming book, BORDERS OF BELONGING, to more fully convey the impact of family separations.


Moderated by:

Patricia Baquedano-López
Associate Professor at Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley and member of Haas Institute Race, Diversity, & Educational Policy cluster

Seth Holmes
Associate Professor of Society and Environment and Medical Anthropology, Co-Chair, Berkeley Center for Social Medicine, and member of Haas Institute Health Disparities cluster

FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC  •  WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE  
PLEASE REFRAIN FROM WEARING SCENTED PRODUCTS  
 
For more information please contact haasinstitute@berkeley.edu