GBLA to hold second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference

October 10, 2019 /

The Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance is holding its second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference next week.

Topics expected to be discussed include immigrant civil rights and the 2020 Census.

Scheduled speakers include: Valentin Narvaez, GBLA staff attorney; Bryan Osorio, city of Delano council member; Benita Duran, partnership specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau; Camila Chavez, the executive director of the Dolores Huerta Foundation; Reyna Olaguez, the communications manager for Building Healthy Communities-Kern; Lyle D. Martin, Bakersfield Police Department Chief of Police; Theresa Cheng, MD/JD: Emergency Medicine resident at UCLA; Ambar Tovar, the directing attorney for the United Farmworkers Foundation; and Naindeep Singh, the executive director for the Jakara Movement.

The event kicks off at 8:30 a.m. and runs till 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 16 at Hodel’s Country Dining, 5917 Knudsen Drive.

Lunch and refreshments are included. Those interested in attending can register here.