Constitution Day 2017

Event date: 

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:40pm to 3:50pm

Location: 

Student Union, Multipurpose Rooms B & C
"We the People" preamble

Description: 

 

SUNY Old Westbury joins campuses across the country in hosting programs in honor of U.S. Constitution Day.  With the ongoing national dialogue surrounding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, SUNY Old Westbury will brnig together speakers to offer varied perspectives on the impact of the proposed elimination of the program, the legalities involved for DACA students, and the possible courses of action to be taking over the coming months.  

The speakers who will be sharing and providing information on DACA will include:

  • Ajay Saini, NYS Assistant Attorney General - Civil Rights Division
  • Maryann Slutsky, Executive Director - Long Island WINS
  • Susan Gottehrer, Nassau County Chapter Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

This program is sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, the First Year Experience (FYE), Old Westbury Web Radio (OWWR), the PEL Club, and the Student Government Association.