A Good Provider is One Who Leaves

Jason DeParle

Author's Book Talk

November 19, 2019

Event Description

In his recent book, New York Times reporter Jason DeParle traces the struggles and migratory paths of one extended Filipino family over three decades, offering a warm and personalized reflection on the forces that drive immigration, assimilation, and inequality in the United States. Professor Patricia Baquedano-Lopez (Graduate School of Education) will chair a discussion with Jason DeParle, Professor Zeus Leonardo (Graduate School of Education), and Professor Cristina Mora (Department of Sociology).


Jason DeParle is a reporter who has written extensively about poverty and immigration. He is a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and has received the Helen Bernstein Award from the New York City Library and the George Polk Award.


This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, the Graduate School of Education, and the School of Journalism.