From The Economist, Univison and The Washington Post to generous cover stories by The Tennessean, national attention was on Nashville, Conexión Américas and Casa Azafrán for President Obama’s Town Hall. Below are news stories from President Obama’s visit, links to other national news sparked by the Presidential Visit and a full video of President Obama’s Town Hall.
The news keeps spreading! After the attention on Nashville and Conexión Américas, Executive Director Renata Soto was invited to speak on a panel for National Journal Live’s The Next America: Population 2043 “Immigration and Diversity in Communities Across the Country”. Renata emphasized how making deliberate choices to be inclusive has helped Nashville’s continued economic progress and vitality.
Full video with Introduction by Renata Soto and President Obama’s Town Hall at Casa Azafrán
Some of the news coverage of President Obama’s visit to Casa Azafrán:
Washington Post Why Nashville is the Backdrop for Obama’s Immigration Pitch
The Tennessean Renata Soto Builds Bridges for New Americans | Nashville Immigrants Hope to Tell Obama Thanks | Obama’s Nashville Immigration Talk Offers Hope Amid Uncertainty | Obama Lauds Immigration Reform in Nashville Speech
Media en Español
Hola Tennessee Barack Obama Defiende Acción Ejecutiva