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Fall Symposium "Where is Cambridge From?"

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First Church in Cambridge, Margaret Jewell Hall (next to Sheraton Commander)

11 Garden Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

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The Past and Present of Immigration and Sanctuary

Who is Welcome and Safe Here?

Panel discussion featuring Christine Elow, Cambridge Police; Nestor Pimienta, Harvard Divinity School; and Charles Sullivan, Cambridge Historical Commission.

Moderated by Reverend Irene Monroe.

Featuring a storytelling intro by ENROOT students, sharing their experiences as newcomers.

6:00-6:15pm: Enjoy displays and refreshments.

6:15-6:30pm: Storytelling by ENROOT students

6:30-8:30pm: Panel and conversation.

Hear from local experts and join a conversation around these urgent questions:

  • How have immigrants been welcomed and not welcomed in Cambridge?
  • How does the local sanctuary movement, and our status as a sanctuary city, define who we are?
  • How can our local history help us understand what's needed now?
  • What's our role in creating a welcoming city?

Event is free, and all are welcome. Please register.

First Church in Cambridge is next to the Sheraton Commander Hotel. Entrance is facing Cambridge Common.



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