September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
We will have light snacks and beverages beginning at 7 p.m. The program will start at 7:15. Our speaker, Claudia Marchan, is the new Executive Director of Northern Illinois Justice for our Neighbors. JFON is a mission project of the United Methodist Church and advocates for immigration laws that are just, humane, and righteous, and it provides legal help for immigrants. Our children collected for JFON during our loose change collections in June and July.
Claudia has a background in community organizing as well as community development work. She obtained an MBA from National Louis University (NLU) in 2009 and is currently a part of the Community Psychology doctoral program at NLU, where she is focusing her research on issues that she is passionate about: immigration and access to education, with a focus on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.