Unaccompanied Minors: Changing the Narrative & Taking Action
This webinar took place on November 3, 2021
This webinar features a panel of distinguished speakers from a variety of agencies working to provide support to unaccompanied minors in the United States. During the conversation, our panelists:
- Highlight key policies that provide context for what is occurring at the U.S. – Mexico border.
- Describe who unaccompanied children are and the implications of current policies on unaccompanied children.
- Provide attendees with local/national strategies that help change narrative, create welcoming policies and programs, and activate community members in supporting unaccompanied children.
Mario Bruzzone, Ph.D., Policy Analyst, U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
Marisa Limón Garza, Deputy Director, Hope Border Institute
Jennifer Podkul, Vice President for Policy and Advocacy, Kids in Need of Defense
Margaret Seiler, Leadership Team, Witness at the Border
George Zavala (moderator), Western Regional Manager, Welcoming America