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Houston 4 Refugees: World Refugee Day

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 1:00 AM

Join us on Wednesday, June 20th from 6-8pm at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts’ Brown Auditorium to celebrate World Refugee Day Houston 2018. A panel of experts will discuss the magnitude of the global refugee crisis and how Houston is responding. Topics covered will include changing demographics and attitudes toward immigration, the impact of refugees on the local economy, how schools, faith organizations, and resettlement agencies are responding to the refugee community, and more. The discussion intends to engage Houstonians of all backgrounds and connect attendees to ways in which they can help our city continue to be the generous, vibrant, diverse community that it is. Panelist included: Dr. Stephen Klinberg -Rice University and Founder of Kinder Institute for Urban Research Alyssa Stebbing- Director of Outreach at Trinity Episcopal Church Jonathan Trinh - Principal at Margaret Long Wisdom High School Yuliya Labanouskaya - Starbucks Regional Manager During June 11th-17th we will have a restaurant week were the proceeds for one item on the menu will go towards World Refugee Day Houston. Participating Restaurants include :  Little Dipper Black Hole Antidote  Poison Girl Donate Here

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/houston-4-refugees-world-refugee-day-tickets-45661300178?aff=aff0eventful

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