Refugee Resettlement as a Life-Saving Option

Omnibus Film & Lecture Series

Refugee Resettlement as a Life Saving Option: Monday, Oct. 29 - 6:30pm, Second Floor West Lobby

ircWe are proud to host a panel discussion, moderated by Erica Marcus, Communications and Advocacy Manager, International Rescue Committee.

The presentation will include:
• Overview of International Rescue Committee – Erica Marcus, International Rescue Committee
• United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' definition of a refugee and overview of refugee resettlement / Introduction to the Suburban Washington Resettlement Center – Erica Marcus
• International Rescue Committee direct service employee experiences – Amanda Moore, Jessica Knapp
• Refugee experiences - Abou Ras Tutu (Darfur, Sudan), Jenny Cocoma (Colombia)

For more information, please contact Wendell Kellar at wendell.kellar@dc.gov, or 202-727-1295