How can you help refugees in the Valley? Discussion and Documentary Film Screening
They are fleeing war, refugee camps, and seeking a better life.Their story is our story. How can you help refugess in the Valley?
Join us as we discuss solutions for welcoming and helping refugees. Hear from attorneys who advocate for the rights of the displaced; view the documentary film "We've Got Your Back," produced by refugee advocates; see an exhibit from award-winning photographers. Speak with refugee advocates to learn how you can make a difference.
Panel presenters include:
•Jim McConkie, founder of Refugee Justice League
•Julianna Larson, VP, Somali American United Council of Arizona
•Christy Bishop, local refugee advocate, TSOS
Photography exhibit includes work from:
•Christophe Mortier, award-winning portrait photographer, France
•Lindsay Silsby, TSOS portrait photographer, United Kingdom
•Kristi Burton, documentary and portrait photographer, Utah
•Christian Suhr, award-winning film producer, Denmark
This event is sponsored by the Social Science faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at the ASU Polytechnic campus and Their Sotry Is Our Story.