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Montoya to moderate local leaders forum on immigration

Immigration 2019 is the focus for the annual local leaders forum, presented by the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, and the Jewish History Museum.

The event will be held Friday, April 12, at the Harvey and Deanna Evenchik Center for Jewish Philanthropy, 3718 E. River Road, with a lunch reception at 11:30 a.m. followed by the formal program at noon.

Panelists will include Rebecca Curtiss, staff attorney, Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project; Antar Davidson, Southwest Key Foundation whistleblower; Enrique Gómez, deputy consul of Mexico in Tucson; Peris Lopez, Catalina High School student body president; and Fernando Najera, DACA beneficiary and member of Scholarships A-Z Executive Team and United We Dream National Leadership Team. Nancy Montoya of Arizona Public Media will moderate the panel.

The event is free, but RSVP is required at or 670-9073.