Flint Water Crisis: Invisible Immigrants

Date: 
Wed, May 16, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

City:

Please join Arab American Heritage Council (AAHC), City of Flint, Genesee County Hispanic Latino Collaborative (GCHLC), and International Center of Greater Flint (ICGF) for a townhall hearing and panel discussion on the impact of the Flint Water Crisis on immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers.

5:30PM Light Refreshments
6:00PM Program Start

This 2-hour event will provide knowledge and awareness for community members, non-profits, local community leaders, and those actively working in water relief services. Panelists will be presenting research on immigration populations as well as the challenges faced in the local and national level due to status in the United States. Experts, researchers, and activists have been invited to join immigrant Flint residents in discussions centering inaccessibility of resources, language barriers, and many more.

Panelists:
Dr. Otrude Moyo, Department Chair & Associate Professor at UM-Flint's Social Work Department
E. Yvonne Lewis, Director of Outreach of Genesee Health Plan
San Juana "Juani" Olivares, CEO & President of GCHLC

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Location: 
Flint Public Library
Address: 
1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, Michigan 48503

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