Increase your awareness about current immigration issues and actions you can take to support immigrants in the community.
August 18th, 12pm to 4:30pm (Happy Hour After)
Civic Boot Camp: Immigration is a half-day experience for millennials to connect with community leaders, network with other participants and gain a deeper understanding about the current state of immigration. This edition of Civic Boot Camp will help participants identify opportunities to support immigrants in the community, and connect with others engaged in building a more inclusive environment.
$35 – Single Ticket
Site visits with immigration focused programs and organizations.
Introduction to historical and current immigration policies and issues in the Seattle area.
Exclusive meetings with local immigrant community leaders about their community involvement civic engagement and advocacy opportunities to support immigrants.
In-depth panel and small group discussions with community members.
Pathways to action for leading change.
Networking happy hour.
How will you benefit from Civic Boot Camp?
A deeper understanding about the context of immigration in the Seattle area and the impacts of current immigration policy on local immigrant communities.
Awareness of immigrant leaders’ challenges, opportunities and needs.
Exposure to the key immigrant-related organizations and how to support them.
Improved tools for leading action on behalf of the immigrant community.
Lasting connections with group members and community leaders.
To find out more about the event, visit the Seattle City Club’s website here.