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Creative Alliance Hosts Refugee Panel Discussion

March 1, 2012
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The Baltimore Resettlement Center, home to several refugee aid organizations including the International Rescue Committee and Lutheran Social Services, is holding an event on Saturday, March 10 from 2-5 p.m. that will bring together refugees, asylum seekers, and other Baltimore residents.  A panel of speakers from the refugee community and the local population will discuss women’s issues, followed by an oud performance by a recently arrived Kurdish refugee. Also on tap: international foods, and international and local handicrafts. Vision Workshops, an organization that runs photography workshops for underserved youth, will give a multimedia presentation about a photo camp on Smith Island in which refugee youth participated. The Women’s Industrial Exchange will also take part, as will Wide Angle Youth Media.

The event will be held at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. RSVP by March 5 to Holly Leon-Lierman at Holly.Leon-Lierman@Rescue.org or 410-558-3167.

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