Community Dialogue on SB1070

Join ASU Professor Alan Eladio Gómez and State Representative Kyrsten Sinema for a community discussion about Arizona's controversial new immigration law, SB 1070.

Kyrsten SinemaAlan and Kyrsten will briefly explain the law, its relation to history and culture, respond to questions, and facilitate a discussion on the impact that SB 1070 has on Arizonans and the United States.


Kyrsten Sinema
Arizona State Representative

Kyrsten Sinema is an Arizona native who attended ASU where she earned a masters degree in social work and then a Juris Doctor.  Sinema was a social worker in the Washington Elementary School District before becoming a criminal defense lawyer.  She took office in January 2005 and was re-elected in 2006 and 2008. She is the Assistant Leader of the House Democratic caucus and adjunct faculty at ASU. She is the author of the book Unite and Conquer: How to Build Coalitions That Win and Last.

Alan Eladio Gómez
Assistant Professor, ASU School of Justice and Social Inquiry

Alan Eladio GómezDr. Gómez, who teaches the history of social movements in Mexico, the U.S. and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, is currently working on two books: Armed with my Dignity Intact: Prison Rebellions, Masculinity and Third World Solidarity, and Decolonizing the Américas: Self Determination, Cultural Radicalism and the U.S. Third World Left, 1970-1979. Prior to coming to ASU, he taught at Ithaca College and Cornell University.


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