Standing with Refugees

Saturday, June 17, 2017

As the celebration of World Refugee Day on June 20th approaches, Catholic Charities is pleased to host Standing With Refugees, a two-part event to include a panel discussion and the opportunity to experience entering America through the lens of a refugee.

June 17th | 10am−2pm
Boston College High School
150 Morrissey Blvd. | Boston, MA 02125

Panel Discussion
Is welcoming refugees still an American value?

Panelists to include:
Marjean Perhot | Director of Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigration Services
Mary Truong | Executive Director of the Massachusetts Office for Refugees and Immigrants
Dr. Westy Egmont | Director of Immigrant Integration Lab at Boston College
Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo | Secretary General, International Catholic Migration Commission

In a Refugee’s Shoes
An interactive simulation guiding participants through a refugee’s experience.