2018 Define American Chapters Summit

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Define American Chapters Summit

October 26 – 28, 2018 in Durham, NC

Summit Agenda

Friday, October 26
Welcome Comedy Night: 8pm EST
Performers TBA
Duke University,
Durham, NC

Saturday, October 27
Registration: 8am EST
Chapters Summit Day One: 9am – 3:45pm EST
Entertainment Media Presentation & Dinner: 6:30pm – 8:00pm EST
Featured speakers: TBA

Sunday, October 28
Chapters Summit Day Two: 8:00am – 3:00pm EST
Keynote speaker: Jose Antonio Vargas, Founder & CEO of Define American

Lunch will be provided Friday and Saturday and Dinner on Saturday night.


About the Summit

The Define American Chapters Summit is an annual national convening of Define American Chapters.

Get ready for a weekend of inspiring ideas, strategizing around issues you care about, and learning to reshape the immigration narrative in your community. You’ll be hearing from local and national leaders in culture and media change and meeting fellow chapter leaders from around the country.

Join us for our seminal gathering of Chapters!

Keynote Speaker

Jose Antonio Vargas

Jose Antonio Vargas is a journalist and filmmaker, and serves as the CEO of Define American. Jose was part of The Washington Post team that won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting for coverage of the Virginia Tech shooting. Vargas revealed his undocumented immigration status in an article in The New York Times Magazine.


Duke University

Durham, NC

Host Chapter

Duke University Chapter

Hosts of the 2018 Define American Chapters Summit!

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