WCSU to present forum on ‘DACA, Dreamers and Deportation’
Western Connecticut State University will present the forum, “DACA, Dreamers and Deportation: New Developments,” on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 2 to 5 p.m. in Warner Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury.
WCSU Professor of Sociology Dr. Carina Bandhauer will lead the panel discussion about the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program and the ramifications of this change. The forum will be free and the public is invited. Cosponsors are the School of Arts and Sciences, the Office of Diversity and Equity, the Office of InterCultural Affairs, and members of the Connecticut Students 4 a Dream.
The panel discussion will be offered as part of the WCSU celebration of Hispanic-Latino Heritage Month, a diverse program of university events in September and October that also features lectures, a documentary film screening and dinners with a Hispanic and Latin American theme.