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Resettled: Hopes and Challenges of the Refugee 1%

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Intercultural Center (ICC)

Georgetown University

Washington, DC 20007

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A Benefit Event to Support The One Journey Festival - Helping change the dialogue about refugees in America
Co-presented with NOVA Friends of Refugees and No Lost Generation at Georgetown University.

6:30-7pm: Pre-Screening Reception
7-8pm: Film Screenings
8-9pm: Panel Discussion

The event is FREE but we encourage a donation to our platform, here (recommended: $20)


Please join us for the second of a three-part film series about the global refugee crisis —its tragic scale and impact, the challenges of the newcomers when they resettled , and what happens to the 99% of refugees who have no permanent solution.

Of the millions of refugees displaced around the world, just 1% will be officially resettled in a new home country. This second film screening event will explore the challenges and opportunities involved in adapting to a foreign community, featuring two short films and a panel discussion. The first film, 4.1 Miles, follows a Hellenic Coast Guard captain tasked with saving thousands of migrants crossing the Aegean Sea. The second, Fold, Embrace, Expand: From Damascus to Chicago, features a dance studio in Chicago working with young Syrians who have recently resettled in the city.

Moderator and speakers include:

  • Anne Richard, Fellow at Georgetown University and former Assistant Secretary of Department of State for Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) in the Obama Administration
  • Nasreen Alkhateeb, Content Director, Transmedia Storytelling
  • Dr. Tsehaye Teferra, Founder and President of the Ethiopian Community Development Council
  • Sandra Vu Le, Immigration Attorney, Entrepreneur, and former TV Host



This free 3-part film screening series is being held to raise awareness about the June 2nd, 2018 One Journey Festival, an all-day celebration held at the National Cathedral to celebrate refugee talents, stories, and accomplishments through food, fashion and music. The festival is a partnership of the Washington National Cathedral, NOVA Friends of Refugees, and Refugees International.

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