Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | 4:00pm EDT
Co-sponsored by the Albert Shanker Institute & the Jewish Labor Committee
The distinguished speakers discuss the current international refugee crisis and draw historical parallels with the anti-refugee sentiments in the World War II era.
Mark Hetfield, President and CEO, HIAS
Shelly Pitterman, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Regional Representative for the U.S. and the Caribbean
Jennifer Podkul, Director of Policy, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)
Herb Magidson, Former President, Jewish Labor Committee
Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers and Shanker Institute