Symposium at Penn State Mont Alto: 'What should we do about immigration?'

MONT ALTO, Pa. — To commemorate Constitution Day, Penn State Mont Alto will host a Campus Symposium titled “What Should We Do About Immigration?” at 12:20 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Wiestling Student Center on campus. The Student Government Association will hand out pocket U.S. Constitutions. The event is free and open to the public.

Immigration lawyer Annie R. Gómez Shockey and community activist Isabel Stennet Jones will hold a discussion about how immigration affects communities and how society responds.

Shockey has practiced law in Franklin County since 2008. Her primary areas of practice are family law and immigration law, serving English and Spanish speaking clients. She opened Gomez Law Office LLC in Chambersburg in 2013 and merged her office with Wertime & Guyer LLC in July 2016.

Jones is program director for BOPiC Inc., which stands for “Building Our Pride in Chambersburg.” BOPiC has provided supplemental academic, nutritional and life-skill services to economically disadvantaged, multi-cultural families and children who reside within the borough of Chambersburg and Franklin County for more than 25 years.

​Penn State Mont Alto’s campus symposiums promote learning and provide the opportunity for members of the campus community and community at large to actively listen and engage in discussion. Light refreshments are provided.

For more information, contact Debra Collins at 717-749-6112 or [email protected].