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This is ME, Too: From Everywhere to New Mainer

March 6, 11:30 AM2:00 PM

Join the Mid-Maine Global Forum and the Holocaust and Human Rights Center (HHRC) for “This is ME, Too: From Everywhere to New Mainer.” This event will include a panel discussion with three New Mainers: Somali refugee Abdi Iftin; Iraqi refugee Nawar Al Obaidi; and Cambodian refugee Makara Meng. In this panel discussion, Abdi, Nawar and Makara will speak about their experiences coming to Maine, misconceptions and stories we don’t hear in the news about their home countries, and answer questions.

A sandwich and salad buffet lunch beginning at 11:30 a.m. will be available for $10. Seating is limited, so please RSVP by Wednesday, March 1.

To register,  call the HHRC at 207-621-3530 or email HHRC Office Administrator Jordan Bannister.

Details

Date:
March 6
Time:
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Venue

Michael Klahr Center, University of Maine, Augusta
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME United States
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