Frayed Lives: The Global Refugee Crisis

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Presented by Napa Center for Thought & Culture at Congregation Beth Shalom, Napa CA

Apr 23
Frayed Lives: The Global Refugee Crisis

Join NCTC as we engage in a thoughtful discussion around the global refugee crisis.

The refugee crises has reached epic proportions. 68.5 million individuals have been forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence or human rights violations.

One person was displaced every two seconds in the past year. The vast majority of the countries hosting refugees are among the world’s least developed. Refugee status is rarely temporary. More than half the refugees around the globe are under the age of 18, even though children make up 31 per cent of the

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$35 – includes a light dinner

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Speakers include; Mark Hetfield, President and CEO of HIAS and recognized expert in refugee and immigration law, policy, and programs; Valerie Hellerman, Director of Hands on Global, who leads medical teams to refugee camps in Greece and Mexico., Dr. Georgia Milan, Family Health, Integrative Medicine. In 2013, Dr. Milan was honored by President Barak Obama with the “Champion of Change” Whitehouse Award.  She works regularly in the southern US Border in Mexican refugee camps. Tama Adelman, local Napan, RN, and activist volunteers in the refugee camps in Lesbos, Greece and southern Mexican border. Lily Schroeder is a registered nurse from Alaska who works in emergency room RN, and volunteers in the refugee camps with the Rohingya in the Kutupalong Camp, Bangladesh and in the Moria camp, Lesbos, Greece.

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