An American DREAMer: from Undocumented to Wall Street to Immigration Advocacy [Video]
Julissa Arce is a political commentator, speaker, writer and the author of My (Underground) American Dream (Entre Las Sombras del Sueño Americano). She has become a leading national voice in the fight for social justice, immigrant rights and education equality. A contributor for CNBC and the Huffington Post, her writing has been featured also by CNN, The Hill, Refinery29, CNN en Español, and Fusion, among other national outlets. Arce is the chairman and co-founder of the Ascend Educational Fund (AEF), a college scholarship and mentorship program for immigrant students in New York City, regardless of their ethnicity, national original or immigration status. She made national and international headlines when she revealed that she had achieved the American Dream of wealth and status at Goldman Sachs while undocumented.
Hispanic Heritage Month Keynote Address.
Part of the Chautauqua Lecture Series: Transformations (2017-2018).
Arce, Julissa, "An American DREAMer: from Undocumented to Wall Street to Immigration Advocacy [Video]" (2017). Chautauqua Lecture Videos. 22.
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