The Houston Refugee Consortium, of which Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston is a member, will celebrate refugees’ courage and contributions at the World Refugee Day Houston. The event will feature musicians, dancers, a resource/artisan fair, and Houstonians will have the opportunity to taste food from refugee and immigrant owned restaurants. Bring the whole family to [...]
Kelly T. Clements joined the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees as deputy high commissioner on July 6, 2015. Clements has been closely involved with refugee and displacement issues throughout her 25-year career. In 2010, Clements began serving as deputy assistant secretary of state at the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration [...]
With major cuts threatening the State Department and USAID, hear from Nazanin Ash of the International Rescue Committee on why U.S. international affairs programs matter to Texas' economy and our national security. Lunch is provided and attendance is free, but registration is required. Contact Jonathan Fredi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-309-5343 if you have any questions.
The annual Bobbi and Vic Samuels Center for Jewish Living & Learning Spring Scholars Series provides a Jewish lens to some of the most pressing issues in the Houston community. Each session will explore a topic of social and political relevance through a panel discussion that incorporates Jewish, Houston and personal perspectives. This session's featured [...]