Under 30 Summit
3:35 PM15:35

Under 30 Summit

Stories of Hope
Immigration and the refugee crisis are two of this year's most critical issues. Two of America’s greatest success stories of the decade share their stories of dislocation, survival and hope.

Julissa Arce, Author & Immigrant Rights Activist
Clemantine Wamariya, Author & Board Member, Women for Women International and Human Rights Advocate

Moderator: Caroline Howard, Digital Managing Editor, Forbes Media

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to Jul 30


This July, Politicon will be toasting to a third term as the quintessential non-partisan event of the year. We’re upping the ante with some of the biggest names in politics and the wittiest voices in comedy and entertainment, representing all sides of the political spectrum.

Join us at the Pasadena Convention Center for a full weekend of panels, debates, art, podcasts, comedy shows, Q&A’s, book readings, interviews and meet & greets.

With rooms ranging from 50-seaters to large-scale auditoriums, you’ll be able to get up close and personal with political heavyweights, revel in the endless humor, dissect documentaries and parodies with filmmakers, and maybe even interact with a few of history’s greatest leaders.


Julissa will be participating in two panels and a book signing. 

Tickets here: http://www.politicon.com/tickets/

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Association Media & Publishing’s Annual Meeting
9:00 AM09:00

Association Media & Publishing’s Annual Meeting

Association Media & Publishing’s Annual Meeting is the only comprehensive event serving association communications and publishing needs. This year’s meeting will attract more than 400 leaders from premiere associations across the country.  Join the brightest and most influential association professionals who convene each year to get the edge on the communication trends and marketing techniques of today and tomorrow.

Tickets here: http://amp17.org/register/

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MOTH Mainstage LA
8:00 PM20:00

MOTH Mainstage LA

KCRW’s festive celebration of inspiring, harrowing, and courageous storytellers is coming back to LA. Five hand-picked Moth Mainstage all-stars will tie together the brilliant and the absurd for a spellbinding evening at the historic Avalon Hollywood.  Julissa will be sharing her story. 

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5:30 PM17:30


On June 6, 2017, ALPFA Orange County presents the OC Women Of ALPFA event. This year marks the 15th Anniversary of Latina leadership development in Paving the Way for Latinas in the US: The Roadmap to Power. Join Latina business owners, small business resource partners and Latina executives at this exciting gathering.

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RISK! LA- Live in Hollywood
7:00 PM19:00

RISK! LA- Live in Hollywood

RISK! is a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public” hosted by Kevin Allison, of the legendary TV sketch comedy troupe The State. The award-winning live show happens monthly in New York and Los Angeles. It’s featured people like Janeane Garofalo, Lisa Lampanelli, Kevin Nealon, Margaret Cho, Marc Maron, Sarah Silverman, Lili Taylor, Rachel Dratch, Andy Borowitz and more, dropping the act and showing a side of themselves we’ve never seen before. The weekly podcast gets around a million downloads each month. Slate.com called it “jaw-dropping, hysterically funny, and just plain touching.”

More info here: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1400726

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Only in New York Conversation at the City Museum of New York
6:30 PM18:30

Only in New York Conversation at the City Museum of New York

Julissa Arce, an undocumented immigrant who became a Wall Street executive talks about opportunity, struggle, and success with AJ Gogia, the "taxi guru" of Little India, Queens.

Please note that the start time of this program has changed from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm.
6:30 pm
: Doors to the auditorium, Ronay Menschel Hall, on the Museum's Ground Floor open

7:00 pm: The program begins

8:15 - 8:45 pm: Join us for a reception following the event in the Museum's Rotunda

Only in New York is a new conversation series in which New York Times journalist Sarah Maslin Nir brings together two New Yorkers from different worlds to explore key questions about the city’s identity, culture, and history.

Reception to follow the program. 

More info here: http://www.mcny.org/event/making-it-here

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San Antonio Book Festival
10:00 AM10:00

San Antonio Book Festival

April 8, 2017 - San Antonio Book Festival

“My (Underground) American Dream: My True Story as an Undocumented Immigrant Who Became a Wall Street Executive” with Julissa Arce

Location: West Terrace

Start Time:

10:00 am

End Time:

10:45 am

Start of Signing: 11:00 am

Signing Location: Augusta Street

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Tucson Book Festival
to Mar 12

Tucson Book Festival

All that Glitters: Redefining Success

Monetary success did not fulfill these two dropouts from the world of high finance. When they rebooted their respective American Dreams they discovered that helping others to succeed was their real calling.

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  
Sat, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  

Panelists: Julissa ArceSam Polk
Moderator: Ford Burkhart

The Color of Success is Not Always Green

Undocumented and living in fear of discovery, Arce nevertheless had a successful Wall Street career as a vice president at Goldman Sachs and a director at Merrill Lynch before becoming a US citizen and an advocate for the rights of immigrant students.

Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage (Seats 150)  
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Nuestras Raices

Panelist: Julissa Arce
Moderator: Nancy Montoya

Learning Curve: Education and the Children of Immigrants

One in four young people in America is a child of immigrants, and for many a good education — the foundation upon which the American Dream is built — is out of reach. Connolly and Arce discuss the impact of these complex and often heart-breaking struggles on the individual and the community, and their broader implications for the nation. NOTE: Ms. Arce will be 20 minutes late to the signing area due to a live interview with CSPAN following the program.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 340)  
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  

Panelists: Julissa ArceDaniel Connolly
Moderator: Montserrat Caballero

More information: http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/

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Stories of the American Future at USHLI Conference (Chicago)
2:45 PM14:45

Stories of the American Future at USHLI Conference (Chicago)

Join us for a panel discussion during the 35th annual USHLI Conference.  Julissa will be doing a book signing after the panel. 

2:45 PM – 4:15 PM Forum I: Stories of the American Future
Event Sponsor: American Federation of Teachers
Moderator: Dr. Rosita López - Professor Emeritus, Northern Illinois University

Julissa Arce - Political Commentator, Speaker, & Author
Raquel Zaldivar - Freelance Visual Journalist
Cindy Nava - Democratic Pool Analyst, New Mexico State Legislature

More information: http://www.ushli.org/docs/conference/2017Conference%20Agenda.pdf

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