The Leif Nissen Social Justice Lecture Series presents Saket Soni, author of The Great Escape: A True Story of Forced Labor and Immigrant Dreams in America
Saket Soni is recognized as a national expert on post-disaster economies, immigrant rights and the future of work. He has been profiled as an “architect of the next labor movement”, and he has testified before Congress and at the United Nations. His writings have appeared in many well-known publications. Soni is the author of The Great Escape: A True Story of Forced Labor and Immigrant Dreams in America, which the New York Times described as “a must read.”
The event features Q/A and a light supper will follow the lecture. On site book sales will be available.
In partnership with: University of South Florida St Pete, Allendale United Methodist Church, Fired-Up Pinellas, Indivisible FL-13, Pinellas DSA, Unitarian Universalists St Pete, Unitarian Universalists Clearwater, League of Women Voters St Pete Area, and West Central Florida Labor Council
More information at https://www.facebook.com/events/1059277218174579
Event Location: Temple Beth-El, 400 Pasadena Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33707
The event is open to the public. For more info: 727.347.6136
The Leif Nissen Social Justice Lecture Series is sponsored by Karen Lieberman and Bruce Nissen to honor their son Leif (May 21st, 1980 – November 19th, 2008) of blessed memory. Leif was dedicated to social justice issues and his family is choosing to honor him through these lectures. The series is supported by the Temple Beth-El Social Justice Committee.
March 19, 2023 - April 7, 2023
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm