December 10, 2016
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Women Immigrant Roundtable Tour -- July 13-17



New America Media will be co-hosting a series of round table discussions entitled "Women Immigrants-- The Changing Face of Migration" in partnership with ethnic media, women's groups and immigrant rights organizations in Miami, D.C., New York, Chicago and L.A. 

These events will enable participants to discuss the implications of the new "female face of immigration" based on New America Media's national women immigrants' poll released last month. One of the most remarkable findings from the poll is that women are now outmigrating men worldwide--to hold their families together, to provide a better opportunity for their children, to participate in the public process, and for a myriad of other reasons.

These events will enable participants to discuss the changing role of women immigrants in these five urban centers and the possible ramifications of this for immigration reform.

The times and locations of the five events are listed below. For more information, please contact Carolyn Ji Jong Goossen at cgoossen@newamericamedia.org (415-503-4170)

July 13 -- A round table discussion at The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation(Miami), in partnership with The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. 2-4pm

July 14 -- A round table discussion in HC-6, US Capital Building (D.C), in partnership with Congresswoman Hirono's office 11-12:30pm

July 15-- A round table discussion at the Ford Foundation (New York City), in partnership with the New York Immigration Coalition, The Ford Foundation and the New York Community Media Alliance 11am-1pm

July 16-- A round table discussion at the Illinois Coalition for Immigration and Refugee Rights (Chicago). In partnership with Illinois Coalition for Immigration and Refugee Rights and Community Media Workshop 10am-12noon
 

July 17- A round table discussion at Ms. Magazine (L.A.) In partnership withCoalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles and the Feminist Majority Foundation/Ms. Magazine.11am-1pm. 



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