Plenary Panel I: Identifying and Engaging the Pressing Challenges of Immigrants and Refugees

Plenary Panel I: Identifying and Engaging the Pressing Challenges of Immigrants and Refugees

Panelists presented their perspectives on the major challenges facing immigrants, refugees, and their families, both in the broader society and in their faith communities, including new challenges related to COVID-19 and related policies.

Moderator: Clemens Sedmak, Professor of Social Ethics, Interim Director Nanovic Institute for European Studies, University of Notre Dame

Panelists:

  • Jose Arnulfo, Cabrera Director of Education and Advocacy for Migration Ignatian Solidarity Network
  • Sam Centellas, Executive Director La Casa de Amistad
  • Sharon Granados Mahato, Development Associate Scalabrini International Migration Network
  • Brenda Noriega, Mission Educator-Promoter Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers
  • Luz Ostrognai, Immigration Supervisor Catholic Charities Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend
Media Date October 1, 2020