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Culture: World Refugee Day Summit, Central Library

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 2016 Lexington World Refugee Day Summit is at the Central Library on Thursday, June 16 from 9 am – 5 pm.

Sessions Include:

  • A US State Department representative discussing the international refugee crisis
  • A Syrian social scientist discussing her experiences working in the largest Syrian refugee camp
  • A debut screening of a documentary about refugees in Lexington
  • KRM 101 – What are the services Kentucky Refugee Ministries provides?
  • Accessible Healthcare – A panel of healthcare
    professionals experienced with providing care to the refugee community
  • Identifying Discrimination in Employment, Housing and
    Public Accommodations
  • Resettlement Myths vs. Reality
  • ESL Tutor Training

For detailed summaries of the sessions, check the conference website.”


June 16
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Central Library
140 E. Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507 United States