November 14, 2017
6:30 p.m. Doors
7:00-9:00 p.m. Forum
Greenlight Bookstore Prospect-Lefferts Garden
632 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225
WE WON'T BACK DOWN:
7 Days of Citywide Public Forums With Communities Targeted By the Travel Ban
The Tate Group
Curated by Brian Tate
DAY 4: What Will Be Different for Syrian Americans?
Network of Arab-American Professionals
Human Rights Activist
Sarah B. Sakaan
Association of NY
ABOUT THE CONVERSATION
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has approved partial implementation of the travel ban, and the evolving policy is the subject of fierce litigation and debate, what are the consequences for those Americans who are among its targets? What does it mean to be American when your ethnic identity has been co-branded with terrorism?
These seven forums will explore what the travel ban, and the narratives at its core, mean for Iranian Americans, Iraqi Americans, Libyan Americans, Somali Americans, Sudanese Americans, Syrian Americans, and Yemeni Americans. Each forum will relate the perspectives of a given community through conversation with its people - from the arts, law, academia, and more - to help put the question in personal and historical perspective, while also mapping a path forward.