Episcopal Migration Ministries to host webinar, Q&A for World Refugee Day
Panelists will discuss ‘Repairing the Breach’ on June 10
Episcopal Migration Ministries invites those interested in the perspective and plight of refugees to join a webinar panel discussion, Repairing the Breach: Building Beloved Community through Welcome, at 4 p.m. ET, Thursday, June 10.
The panel, held in advance of World Refugee Day on June 20, will highlight the work to rebuild the refugee resettlement program, perspectives from different faith traditions and practitioners, and the role of community support in providing welcome and integration to newly arrived refugees.
The 90-minute webinar will include a moderated panel discussion, followed by a question-and-answer session, with the following guests:
- The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church
- Demetrio Alvero, director of operations for Episcopal Migration Ministries
- Dr. Heval Kelli, cardiologist, co-founder and president of the Kurdish American Medical Association, and former refugee
- Nancy Izzo Jackson, senior bureau official, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
Registration is required. Register here.
Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM) is a ministry of The Episcopal Church and is one of nine national agencies responsible for resettling refugees in the United States in partnership with the government. Episcopal Migration Ministries has 12 affiliate offices in 10 states. In addition to its long-standing work in refugee resettlement ministry, Episcopal Migration Ministries is The Episcopal Church’s convening place for collaboration, education, and information-sharing on migration. To directly support EMM and its life-changing work, visit www.episcopalmigrationministries.org/give, or text “EMM” to 41444 (standard messaging and data may rates apply).
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