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.