NAPABA is excited to announce that Jose Antonio Vargas will be this year’s Convention keynote speaker. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to hear his remarks at the NAPABA Anniversary Gala and Installation Banquet on Saturday, November 8, 2014.
Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and the founder of Define American, a campaign that seeks to elevate the conversation around immigration in America.
In June 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, stunning media and political circles and attracting international coverage. A year later, he appeared on the cover of TIME magazine worldwide with fellow undocumented immigrants as part of a follow-up cover story he wrote. Since then, he has testified at a United States Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform, and written and directed Documented, a documentary film on his undocumented experience. It world premiered at the AFI Docs film festival in Washington, D.C. in June 2013, was released theatrically in May 2014, and aired on CNN in June 2014.
Also, Early Bird Deadline 2014 NAPABA Convention has been extended to September 12, click this link to register: