May 1st: Rights of Immigrant Children

I have been to several meetings of the South Suffolk Chapter of NOW. The meetings are always interesting and productive. I think the May 1st presentation would be helpful for actual moms, for immigrant rights activists, educators, and any civic minded person. ~KW

“Motherhood Issues: The Rights of Immigrant Children to Education, Health Care and Other Government Entitlements Under SSI.”

Tuesday, May 1st 2007 at 7pm
West Islip Public Library
Higbie Lane and Montauk Highway (27a)
(note venue change)

In light of the current confusion and contention over the rights of immigrant children, and the ongoing need for affordable, reliable childcare, speakers will address these two issues.


~Sonia Palacio-Grottola, LCSW, 2nd VP of the National Association of Puerto Rican and Hispanic Social Workers, Inc.
~Linda Devin-Sheehan, Consultant.

and, from the Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc., leading a discussion of child care resources available in Suffolk:
~Joan Rochetta, Director of Educational Services
~Mary Agosta, PLI Director

Question and answer time. Free. Open to the public. Light refreshments.

For more information, call South Suffolk Now at:
(631) 435-1896 or (631) 581-5179

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