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Covering Immigration in a Trump Era - Forum & Discussion

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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Doors at 6:00pm | Forum 7:00pm - 9:00pm


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Covering Immigration in a Trump Era:

How news organizations are finding unique ways to tell the stories of their immigrant communities

Under the new federal administration, covering Immigration is more important than ever in Southern California. Talk of The Wall, The Travel Ban and the Refugee Crackdown has pushed local news to get creative and use social media to tell the stories that impact a large majority of their listeners, viewers and readers.

And as the Trump administration makes plans for a border wall, how to fix the country’s immigration system and how to defend its controversial travel ban in the courts, there’s a growing hunger in SoCal for engaging coverage about how policy changes will impact their lives and their communities.

Join the Greater L.A. Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on Thursday, February 23 to explore this complex issue. Our panel will look into how journalists are telling the unfolding immigration story in our communities with sensitivity, depth and context. How reporters negotiate time and resources with editors and producers who may not understand the ongoing demographic changes in the nation and state. And much more.


Saul Gonzalez, KCRW
Sarah Parvini, LA TIMES
Gustavo Arellano: OC WEEKLY

José Luis Benavides, Ph.D., CSUN Journalism professor

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For additional information, Contact America Arias, board member
(949) 514-1193 |

Venue Contact:
Farah Casis, Events Manager
(347) 645-4310 | 

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110 East 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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The Association

Established in 2008 The Association, located in the historic Bank District in Downtown, LA, is a low-key, NYC-style lounge, offering classic cocktails in a warm and inviting ambiance.Shielded on the subterranean level of the Pacific Electric Lofts building, The Association's exterior is simply represented by its unique black door with a brass lion head knocker. It is dimly lit and strategically split in two sections--the bar and the lounge area--offering guests variety in space and atmosphere. The musical taste of the venue is considered eclectic, ranging from classic rock to disco, alternative, new age and loungeThe lounge is characterized by its intimate leather banquettes, mirrored light fixtures, brass ornaments and Vegas casino--style, regal carpets.

The Association's cocktail menu, conceptualized by San Francisco based consultant Kent Howard and owner Ashley Joyce, consists of an impressive list of classic concoctions such as America's first-ever created cocktail, the "Sazerac".
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