Thursday, October 22

Addressing Immigration and Racial Equity in Schools

1:00 pm – 1:05 pm

Opening Remarks

1:10 pm – 2:00 pm

Immigrant Communities and Trauma: Addressing the Disproportionate Challenges Latino Families Face

Moderator: Sindy M. Benavides, League of United Latin American Citizens, Chief Executive Officer


  • Greisa Martinez Rosas, United We Dream, Deputy Executive Director
  • Iliana G. Perez, Immigrants Rising, Director of Research and Entrepreneurship
  • Nathalia Varela, Latino Justice, Associate Counsel
  • Erika Andiola, RAICES, Chief Education Officer

2:05 pm – 2:35 pm: Booth Expo & Social Mixer

2:40 pm – 3:15 pm

Advancing Educational Equity Through Trauma Informed Care


  • Dr. Christine Miranda, National Hispanic and Latino Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network, School-based Trainer and Content Specialist
  • Dr. John B. King, Jr., Ed Trust, President

3:20 pm – 3:30 pm: Final Closing Remarks