The MSMC Latino Student Union and the Hispanic Studies Program organized a panel on the DACA (Deferred Action for Child Arrivals) program on October 18, 2017.
Giselle Martínez, member of the MSMC Latino Student Union, moderated the panel. Panelists invited were
- Jessica Lazo. Lawyer, Catholic Charities.
- Laura García, DACA recipient. Racial Justice Program Manager, YWCA Orange County.
- Peter González. President of Latinos Unidos of the Hudson Valley.
Jessica Lazo talked about the legal aspects of DACA. Laura García told her story as an undergraduate student before and after the DACA program. Peter González shared information about how Mount students can help organizations working in Newburgh.