Focus on Immigration and Refugee Rights
Date(s) - 12/08/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Virginia Union University, L Douglas Wilder Library
Please join us as we explore the complex issues of poverty, violence, and failed states that result in the massive relocation of human populations globally. Our panel will discuss evolving American policy resulting in immigration and refugee resettlement.
Dr. Monti Datta, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Richmond will serve as panel moderator
Seyoum Berhe, State Refugee Coordinator at Virginia Department of Social Services: Integrating Virginia Refugees into the Community
Lana Heath de Martinez, Itinerant Preacher, Community Mobilizer, Immigration Policy Specialist: The Sanctuary Movement and Diverse Communities Collaborating to Help Refugees
Kate Ayers, Executive Director at ReEstablish Richmond: Helping Refugees in the Richmond area
Lunch will be served at 12:00 pm. You can register for the free event here.