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Sam Beals, CEO
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8131 E. Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI 48214

New Americans Roundtable 2021 featuring New York Times Miriam Jordan

To aid awareness, Samaritas is hosting a free virtual forum for the public to learn about the positive economic and cultural impact refugees have in our communities and how we can support and improve resettlement services and programs.
The following experts will join moderator Doug Tribou, host of "Morning Edition" on Michigan Radio:
• Miriam Jordan, National Immigration Correspondent, The New York Times
• Lee Williams, Vice President of programs, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)
• Chris Cavanaugh, Director of New American Resettlement, Samaritas
• Kayla Park, Refugee Youth Services Community Outreach Team Lead, Samaritas
• Edwin Rigoberto Hernández-Ventura, Michigan Delegate for the Refugee Congress and Former Unaccompanied Minor from Honduras

The town hall will take place on June 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Visit to register for this free event.

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virtual, MI virtual
United States


June 15, 2021 - 11:30am to 12:30pm