Past UN Day Conferences


The 2016 conference was held Friday, November 18, at the Strong National Museum of Play. The topic of the conference was “New Americans: Who Stays?”

Keynote Panel:

Counsel for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security
Community Relations Officer for Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security

Panel Discussions:

Housing – Representatives from Catholic Family Center and Rochester Refugee Resettlement Services, Inc.
Education – Representatives from Rochester International Academy, City School District : Family Learning Center (OACES), and Literacy Volunteers of Rochester.
Health – Representatives from Rochester Regional Health
Jobs – Representatives from Rochester Refugee Resettlement Services, Inc.


“Power of One: Promoting Peace and Security”
Keynote speaker: Jordan Ryan, VP for Peace Programs, The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA
Interactive panel topics: Alternatives to Conflict, Drug Trafficking, Social Justice, Firearms