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Rachel Wilson – Refugee Law Expert on Border Issues
December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
NOTE: Our previously scheduled speaker, Courtney Slanaker of Red Cross, was deployed to help with the relief efforts for California fires. She will be joining us sometime in 2019 to talk about Red Cross’s work.
Rachel Wilson holds both a PhD and a law degree from the University of Arizona. As a public defender, she won a precedent-setting case protecting the rights of children. In 2009, she was named Legal Aid Attorney of the Year by the State Bar of Arizona for her work with the Asylum Program of Arizona. She has lived abroad multiple times and is fluent in Spanish and Russian. In 2016 Rachel was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach and conduct research on issues related to migration in Russia.
We ask all attendees to patronize our host restaurant either by purchasing a $10 Buffet & Drink ticket or just a $3.50 Drink Ticket (tip not included).