Community Issues Series: Refugees in Connecticut

Thursday, February 2
6:30 PM
Main Library

A panel of experts will share insight, answer questions, and offer suggestions on how to support our state’s diverse refugee population.

Panelists:

Chris George
Executive Director of IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services)

Maher Mahmood
Iraqi refugee, photographer and filmmaker

Kimberly May-Bailey and Jama Ahmed
Representatives from Catholic Charities (Migration, Refugee and Immigration Services)

Nicholas Bennett
Medical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (Refugee Health)

Please register.


The Farmington Libraries and ForwardCT Community Issues Series brings together experts to shed light on issues facing Connecticut and its citizens and to discuss how to get involved and take action. ForwardCT is a grassroots organization focused on connecting, informing, and inspiring progressive local action.

Future topics will include:
The Environment (March 2)
Healthcare (April 27)
Education (May 11).

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