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Civic Academy on The Refugee Children Fleeing Central America – 8/24

Civic Academy on The Refugee Children Fleeing Central America

  • Sunday, August 24th
  • @ Congregational Church of Austin, 23rd and San Antonio, Austin, TX
  • 12:30 – 2:00pm
  • Come for: Coffee and light snacks 12:15–12:30pm / Forum & discussion 12:30–2 pm
  • Parking in University Coop Garage @ 23rd and San Antonio

Hosted by:

  • Congregational Church of Austin
  • Austin Interfaith
  • Equal Justice Center
  • Justice for Our Neighbors (UMC)

Join us for an Action Forum and Discussion

  • Hear these children’s stories from some of those who have been meeting with them.
  • Learn what social, economic, and political realities are driving them from their homes.
  • Consider how this humanitarian crisis affects the debate over immigration reform.
  • Discover the real facts about these confusing developments; Set straight the myths.
  • Discuss the public policies that can help thoughtfully address this crisis.
  • What are the pressing needs of the refugee children who are arriving in Central Texas
  • Find out how you can respond to these children who are asking us for refuge.

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