Immigration rights advocate to speak at Fayette campus

Jacqueline Esposito, a leading voice for immigrants, to speak Sept. 26

LEMONT FURNACE, Pa. — Jacqueline Esposito, an attorney who has extensive experience working to secure rights for immigrants and promoting immigration reform, will speak Sept. 26 at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.

Esposito, who is the founder of Inspire Group, a government relations and public affairs firm based in New York City, formerly served as the director of immigration advocacy at the New York Immigration Coalition, which is composed of almost 200 immigrant rights organizations. She also led the policy efforts of the Detention Watch Network, a national coalition working to advance human rights of immigrants and asylum-seekers held in detention in the United States.

In addition to her service on the boards of national and state nonprofit organizations, Esposito has appeared in national and local media, including The New York Times, MSNBC, and USA Today.

Esposito’s talk will begin at 12:15 p.m. in Swimmer Hall, located in the Williams Building at Penn State Fayette. The public is welcome to attend this free lecture; no registration is required.