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Please join us for a panel discussion and Q&A:

Immigrant Rights:
The Role of Communities
in Upholding Them


6:30 - 7:30pm
Cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres & Silent Auction

7:30 - 8:30pm
Panel Discussion and Q&A

The Stamford Yacht Club
97 Ocean Drive West, Stamford CT

Reserve your seats now. Seating is limited.

R.S.V.P. by September 27, 2018

*Please note new date

With sincere thanks to our Underwriting Sponsors:

Sarita & Greg Hanley

And deep appreciation for our Event Sponsors:

Berkowitz & Hanna LLC

Angeles & Mark Dam

Jackie Kaiko

Maryann Kann

Holland & Knight LLP

Mary & John Maarbjerg

Carlos & Linda Onis

Cathy & Rich Ostuw

Maria & Oscar Sandoval

Julie Thiele & Paul Kempner

Mirellise Vazquez & Thomas Birmingham

Founding Partner, Formica Williams P.C.


Director of Immigrant Rights & Racial Justice
at the Center for Community Change

Glenn Formica is a highly regarded trial lawyer and immigration practitioner. With equal intensity and passion, he has developed a complex immigration practice that was born from a pro bono commitment to a Congolese asylum client. As an active community volunteer, he counsels low-income immigrants with complex cases and mentors local attorneys in providing pro bono counsel to asylum seekers in CT.

Kica Matos has extensive experience as an advocate, community organizer and lawyer. She served as Deputy Mayor of the City of New Haven and has worked for the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund and Amnesty International on criminal justice issues. She received the 2005 John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award.

Individual Ticket - $100


  • Underwriting Sponsor - $5,000: Includes Ten (10) Tickets
  • $1,500: Includes Six (6) Tickets
  • $1,000: Includes Four (4) Tickets
  • $500: Includes Two (2) Tickets

All sponsors will receive special mention on the Building One Community website and at the event.

Building One Community is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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