Wednesday — March 29, 2006
Alice Peters Auditorium – Peters Business Building (5245 N. Backer Ave)
California State University, Fresno
3 – 5 p.m. PDT: IMMIGRATION PANEL
“Immigration and border security”
• Kristina Hernandez, a Fresno State student who participated in the March 25 protest in Los Angeles.
• Leonel Flores from Union de Ex Braceros y de Inmigrantes in Fresno, who organized bus trips from Central California to the Los Angeles protests March 25;
• Anthony Cody of the Catholic Charities Justice for Immigrants campaign in Fresno; and
• Dr. Bruce S. Thornton, Fresno State Classics professor, who is a columnist for the politically conservative Web sites California Republic and Private Papers;
• Rev. Robin Hoover, co-founder and president of Humane Borders
Moderators: Dr. Carlos Perez, chair – Chicano/Latin American Studies Dept.
Dr. Kenneth Hansen, professor – Political Science
Format: Each panelist speaks for approx 10 mins. Followed by rebuttals. Q/A session follows.
7 – 9 p.m. PDT: LECTURE – REV. ROBIN HOOVER “Immigration on the Arizona/Mexico Border” Format: Talk: 7-8 pm followed by Q/A 8-9 p.m.
• MEDIA ROOM with wireless Internet access will be available in Peters Business Bldg. Room 193, across from the auditorium.
• MULT-BOX for sound also available.
• PARKING for media available in Lot A just east of Peters. TV trucks may park in the loading zone front of building. Do not drive/park on sidewalks or grass.
• ACCESS: Enter campus from Shaw Avenue at Woodrow. Proceed north to Matoian Way, turn west. At Backer, turn north. See campus map link below or at www.FresnoStateNews.com (Backer is unmarked on the map).
See the original press releases:
Panel debates immigration, border security today: http://www.fresnostatenews.com/2006/03/Immigration%20Debate.htm
Humane Borders founder speaks at Fresno State http://www.fresnostatenews.com/2006/03/Humane%20Borders.htm.
Cesar Chavez Celebration press release: http://www.fresnostatenews.com/2006/03/Chavez.htm.