Please join us for this Clinical and Community Practice Grand Rounds, "The American and Mexican Dreams: Mexicans in New York City."
This evening will feature remarks by Mexican officials from the Puebla, Mexico area. Distinguished panelists include:
- Ricardo Camacho, President of Atlixco, Puebla, Mexico (Pue.)
- Emilio Delgado, President of Tulcingo del Valle, Pue.
- Lupillo Martinez, Presente of Axulta, Puebla
- Representative Ernesto Leyva, Congress of State of Puebla
- Alfredo Cuecuecha, President, College of Talxcala, Mexico
- Neeraj Kaushal, PhD, Associate Professor, Columbia School of Social Work
- Norma Fuentes, PhD, Visiting Scholar, Princeton University's Center for Migration and Development
The forum will include brief remarks by each of the participants that will offer their perspectives – as Mexican citizens and leaders in their community – on a critical issues including:
- the immigration and emigration of Mexican citizens,
- the interdependence created between the two communities (Puebla and New York City) and the consequent impact for community need and service array and delivery,
- economic, cultural and civic links and how they manifest
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Associate Dean's Office and the Mexican Coalition
This event is presented jointly by the Associate Dean's Office of Columbia School of Social Work and the Coalición Mexicana para el Empoderamiento de Jóvenes y Familias, Inc (The Mexican Coalition for Empowerment of Youth and Families, Inc. or Mexican Coalition). The Mexican Coalition is a NYC-based non-profit that strives to build individual, organizational and community capacities that enable the Mexican and Mexican-American peoples to realize their aspirations of full integration – civically, culturally and politically – into American society.