Transatlantic Refugee Resettlement Network: Roundtable Event at the German Consulate General, San Francisco, CA
On November 4, 2016, CMCE, with generous funding from the Robert Bosch Foundation, held the first Transatlantic Refugee Resettlement Network event. The Roundtable event brought together refugee resettlement practitioners, researchers, advocates, professors, and students from Germany, the US, and other parts of the world. They convened to learn about and discuss refugee resettlement, share relevant research, connect with one another, and form the Network. The event was held at the German Consulate and featured a number of experts in the field. Over 40 people were in attendance.
If you missed the event, click here to view the program and check out the snapshots below!
Building bridges between different cultures and faiths in our communities - Yusuf Abdi of Lutheran Social Services presented their community education materials called "My Neighbor is Muslim" at the event, which is already being used successfully in Minneapolis and surrounding neighborhoods. The materials are offered free to anyone so please pass them on: http://www.lssmn.org/refugeeservices/study/