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Philadelphia: Panel Discussion on "Immigration, Xenophobia and Labor"


December 19, 2016: Philadelphia, PA - Jewish Labor Committee hosted a panel discussion this evening on "Immigration, Xenophobia and Labor." Seventy people, many of them new to the JLC, showed up to hear PA State Senator Daylin Leach, UFCW Local 1776 President Wendell Young IV, the Executive Director of HIAS PA, Cathryn Miller-Wilson, and the Executive Director of the Northeast Region of the ADL, Nancy Baron Baer.
"While moderate and progressive organizations are clamoring to figure out how to collaborate in order to face the coming administration, JLC is paving the way by bringing together high ranking members of the PA State government, the and the local Jewish and labor communities," related Philadelphia JLC Regional Director Michael Hersch. "Though we’re all concerned about what the future holds, what’s remarkable is our collective commitment to work and fight together to preserve those democratic and inclusive values we all hold dear."