Former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras to speak Feb. 21 in Chicago

  • Former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras James D. Nealon

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras James D. Nealon Courtesy of U.S. State Department

Submitted by Kate Parsons
Updated 2/19/2019 8:51 PM

The Association for A More Just Society and Timothy Christian High School in Elmhurst will host James Nealon, former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.

Nealon has written extensively about immigration and Latin American policy, particularly related to Honduras and recent migrant caravans. In this presentation, he will present on immigration and justice issues that impact the United States and Central America.


Participants will have the opportunity during to have some of their questions about immigration answered from James during a special Q & A time.

Former U.S. Ambassador James D. Nealon has more than 30 years of experience in international affairs. From 2014 to 2017, Nealon served as the U.S. Ambassador to Honduras, where he led U.S. diplomacy, and connected with civil society organizations such as AJS to promote U.S. interests in reducing crime and violence in the country.

After serving as ambassador, Nealon was named Assistant Secretary for International Affairs in the Department of Homeland Security.

Guests are invited to Timothy Christian High School's Ward Athletic Center, 1051 S Prospect Ave. in Elmhurst. The event is free and desserts will be served.

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