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Immigrant State: Jersey’s Influential Gate

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The City of Jersey CityMayor Steven M. Fulopthe Jersey City Municipal Council and the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy, are excited to present “Immigrant State: Jersey’s Influential Gate.” This lecture will be presented by Carlos Ulises Decena, Associate Professor and Chair of Latino and Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University.

The lecture will be held at the Apple Tree House (298 Academy Street) on Thursday, August 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

While this event is FREE and open to the public, advanced registration is required due to limited seating. For more information, please visit jerseycityculture.org, call the Office of Cultural Affairs at (201) 547-6921 or click here to reserve your free ticket.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: this is NOT a workshop or information session about current immigration policy in the United States. This is a scholar-presented lecture as part of a grant by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

About the lecture: New Jersey historically stood – and still stands – as a gateway for new and aspiring Americans: it figures prominently in America’s immigration history. Learn about the rich and varied immigrant communities and stories in the Garden State from settlement to the present day.

This program was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.


August 22
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Apple Tree House
298 Academy St
Jersey City, NJ 07306 United States
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