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TED Talks: Immigration

The TED Talks theme for September is "Immigration".  Enjoy fascinating talks on issues around immigration. Join us on Tuesday, September 26, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., in the Adams Room of the Medford Branch Library, 205 South Central Avenue.

We will present video lectures by Anand Giridharadas: A tale of two Americas and the mini-mart where they collided, Tan Le: My immigration story, Sayu Bhojwani: Immigrant voices make democracy stronger, and Luma Mufleh: Don't feel sorry for refugees — believe in them.

Giridharadas, author of The True American, is a New York Times columnist and an on-air contributor to NBC News. Le is the founder & CEO of Emotiv, a bioinformatics company. Bhojwani served as New York City's first Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs and is the founder of South Asian Youth Action. Mufleh is the CEO and Founding Director of Fugees Family, Inc., a nonprofit organization to empower refugee children to successfully integrate into the United States.

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a nonprofit organization whose slogan is "Ideas Worth Spreading." For more information on this monthly program, please contact the Medford Branch Library at 541-774-8689 or visit jcls.org.

Date:
09/26/2017
Time:
03:30PM - 04:30PM
Campus:
Medford Library
Categories:
Lecture