José Antonio Vargas
Democracy in the Eyes of an Undocumented Citizen
About José Antonio Vargas
José Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. In 2011, The New York Times Magazine published a groundbreaking essay he wrote in which he revealed and chronicled his life in America as an undocumented immigrant. He is the author of the best-selling memoir, Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen and will speak at the Forum about democracy, belonging, and what citizenship really means.
Other Speakers on Related Topics
- Martha Raddatz: A View from the White House
- Marian Wright Edelman: Liberty and Justice for All
- Eddie Glaude Jr.: Racism and the Soul of America
- Jim Wallis: Faith and Politics in America: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It
- Michael Duffy: The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity
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