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U.N. World Social Justice Day: “The Refugee Crisis in Syria”

The Social Justice Institute and the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence will host a panel discussion titled “The Refugee Crisis in Syria” in honor of U.N. World Social Justice Day.

The event will be held Monday, Feb. 20, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Crawford Hall, Room A9.

Panelists will address the concept of refugees, examine U.S. naturalization and immigration laws, and discuss the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria. Additionally, they will talk about resettlement issues in Cleveland and the local organizations that work with refugees.

The panel will feature:

  • John Flores, the Climo Junior Professor of the College of Arts and Sciences, assistant professor of history and Social Justice Institute academic coordinator;
  • Pete Moore, the M. A. Hanna Professor of Political Science; and
  • Danielle Drake, community relations manager for US Together Inc.

A question and answer period will follow the presentation.

Light refreshments will be served.


Download the flier.