Wed Sept 5th, DNCC - Celebrating our Progress: Perspectives on Immigration and The US-Mexico Border

Please join us for a remarkable event with prominent leaders offering their perspectives on the progress made in recent years in making our immigration system better, our border safer and in expanding trade and commerce with our neighbor, Mexico.  .  Please RSVP here to join us, and feel free to invite a guest or two.

Each speaker will give remarks for 10 minutes starting at 9:10.  The order of the speaers is as follows:

Arturo Sarukhan, Mexican Ambassador to the United States
Bill Richardson, Former Governor of New Mexico
Charlie Gonzalez, Congressman and Chair Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Greg Stanton, Mayor of Phoenix, AZ
Tony Martinez, Mayor of Brownsville, TX
Richard Durbin, Senator of Illinois and Democratic Majority Whip
Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist and Founder of Define America
Gabby Pacheco, United We Dream Leader

This program will be moderated by Maria Cardona, CNN Commentator and Simon Rosenberg.  It will will take place at the Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square, 345 North College St, Charlotte.  9-11am.