Leading the Way 2020: An American Approach to Immigration

November 16, 2020 3:00 pm - November 19, 2020 5:00 pm |

Leading the Way is a multi-day convening that brings influential speakers from a variety of backgrounds to engage in critical conversations about one of the most pressing challenges our country faces—immigration.

Our 2020 event was from November 16 through 19–thank you to all who joined us!

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Featured Speakers

Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren


19th District of California

U.S. House of Representatives

Ben Hasan


Senior Vice President and Chief Culture, Diversity, Equity &
Inclusion Officer


David Miliband


Chief Executive Officer

International Rescue Committee

Congressman Michael Simpson


2nd District of Idaho

U.S. House of Representatives

Ambassador Martha Bárcena Coqui


Ambassador of Mexico to the United States

Rev. Dr. Walter Kim



National Association of Evangelicals

Check out the full list of our 2020 speakers and their bios here!  You can also see previous Leading the Way speakers here.

Keepers of the American Dream Honorees

Kumail Nanjiani & Emily V. Gordon


Executive Producers of Little America

Aleja “Lee” Plaza


Home Caregiver

Filipino Worker Center, affiliate of the National Domestic Workers Alliance

Chef Christian Irabién


Executive Chef

Muchas Gracias

Dr. Amit Vashist


Chief Clinical Officer

Ballad Health



Accepted by Vikrum Aiyer

Vice President of Global Public Policy & Strategic Communications

Learn more about the Keepers of the American Dream award here.

Our Sponsors



  • Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento

If you have any questions, please reach out to Molly Crabb at mcrabb@immigrationforum.org 

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