Erika to speak at the National Museum of American History, October 1

Erika will be a featured guest in a program titled “How Did the 1965 Immigration Act Change America?” at the National Museum of American History. Erika will be participating in a panel discussion along with historian Mae Ngai of Columbia University, Matt Garcia, director of the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Arizona State University, and CUNY Graduate Center sociologist Richard Alba. The panel will explore the history and role of the legislation popularly known as the Hart-Celler Act in American life. A 15-minute Q&A opportunity will be followed by a reception where speakers and the audience can continue the conversation. The entire program will be posted on the web the following day.

How Did the 1965 Immigration Act Change America?
Thurday, October 1, 2015 6:30 PM
National Museum of American History
14th St and Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001

This program is sponsored by the Smithsonian’s What It Means to Be An American project and Our American Journey project.

For more details visit the event website at