Welcoming Refugees Panel Forum – 6:30 pm, Tuesday, Dec. 6

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Welcoming Refugees

A Panel Forum

Tuesday, December 6th at 6:30 p.m.

Kalamazoo Public Library – Central Branch

Van Deusen Room, 3rd Floor

This important and timely forum will have a panel of distinguished experts speaking on the issues that concern refugees in our community. As citizens of Kalamazoo County, we welcome our refugees based on our democratic principle that all people have worth and dignity.

Panelists:

Nkenge Bergan, Kalamazoo Public Schools

Don Cooney, Vice-Mayor, Kalamazoo

Rick Fuller, Kalamazoo County Sheriff

Aram Derbandi, Samaritas

Susan Reed,  Attorney

We invite all people, including those who have been forcefully displaced, but also those who want to learn more about the crisis and about ways of getting involved in helping refugee families.

Sponsors:  Kalamazoo Interfaith Coalition for Peace and Justice, Welcoming Michigan

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