SPECIAL PRE-TRIAL EVENT JAN 29: Children in Immigration Detention: Health & Human Rights

Special event in connection with the trial of The Seattle Six!

Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
University of Washington (Seattle), Thomson Hall, Room 101

Dr. Scott Allen is an award-winning and nationally renowned whistleblower, who, along with Dr. Pamela McPherson, contacted lawmakers in 2018 and spoke out publicly -- as they continue to do -- against immigrant family separation, detention, and the abhorrent conditions under which children are detained. They were recently awarded the 2019 Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling.

Dr. Allen is coming to Seattle to provide expert testimony in the January 30 trial of The Seattle Six.

Featuring: Dr. Scott Allen and Prof. Angelina Godoy

Dr. Scott Allen is the medical subject matter expert in detention healthcare for the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL). Dr. Allen will share his experiences blowing the whistle to CRCL, the DHS Office of Inspector General, to Congress and to the press about the imminent risk of harm posed to migrant children in detention.

Prof. Angelina Godoy is Director of the UW Center for Human Rights and Prof. of International Studies and Law, Societies & Justice. Prof. Godoy will speak on her research about children jailed on behalf of ICE in Cowlitz County.