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Dec 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| 10-20
Living in Syria, resettling in the US- An inside look to the current Syrian situation, with an emphasis on the refugee crisis, gender roles, social action, and future steps.
We are happy to collaborate with Ahed Festuk, a pro-democracy Syrian activist, and Merrill Zack, senior program director for community engagement at HIAS.
Link for tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/surviving-syria-tickets-29961300055
What is happening in Syria these days? What is the refugee crisis, and how is the US resettlement program address it ? Merrill will share important information with us about the current situation and address any worries people might have about the resettlement of Syrian refugees and refugees in general here in the US.
The discussion will be followed by the personal story of a Syrian activist, Ahed, who was at the vanguard of demonstrations in Aleppo, against both the Assad government and the Islamic State. Despite the beatings and humiliation meted out by both forces, she continues to engage in relief work and present the voice of millions of people.
Tuesday, December 20
6:30 Open doors, 7:00 lecture begin
(The program will last about one hour and 15 minuets)
Address: Black Cat LES,
172 Rivington St.
Ticket price range between $10-20, with a discount code for undergraduate students (+21).
See you there,
Think&drink Different team
Think&drink Different NYC is an initiative that brings lecturers from different fields of interest across NYC to stimulate the minds of the general public through discussion and debate concerning the arts, media, and world issues. Email us with any inquiries at ThinkDrinkNYC@gmail.com