Pass the Mic with Emi Ramirez

When Nov 17, 2021
from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
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Maria Emilia “Emi” Ramirez joined the Kent School of Social Work as an adjunct professor in 2020 and transitioned to Assistant Professor of Professional Practice inimage of Emi Ramirez July 2021. She brings 15+ years of protecting civil rights and liberties and working to advance the interests of disenfranchised populations combined with a passion for social justice.

Emi received her BA in International Affairs with a concentration in Latin American Studies from the George Washington University, Washington DC, and a dual JD/MSSW from the Brandeis School of Law and Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work, Louisville, KY.

Most recently, Emi was a Community Relations Officer and an Asylum Officer with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Before working for the government, Emi practiced immigration law at Kentucky Refugee Ministries, taught social work and criminal justice at Kentucky State University, and worked at the ACLU of KY, starting its immigrants’ rights program and working on criminal reform.

The event will be held from 3:00-4:00pm EST.It is designed to give students an opportunity to meet faculty and discuss area of interest. Emi will have the MIC for the first 30-40 minutes. The MIC will then be passed to students during the last 20 minutes to ask questions and/or discuss projects of interest.

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