JOIN US THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH AT 6PM TO 7:30PM!
Join us as we celebrate Welcoming Week with a m movie and discussion! We'll watch the short documentary, Strangers in Town, and hear from refugee and immigrant members of our own community. Presented in partnership with Tacoma Refugee Choir.
EVENT DAY: Thursday, September 17th
EVENT TIME: 6-7:30PM
Strangers in Town tells the story of how global migration unexpectedly transformed and enriched Garden City, Kansas. It brought great challenges to the community, including demands for housing, social services, education, and infrastructure. For the current students at Garden City High School, the town’s remarkable diversity is all they’ve ever known. Strangers in Town gives new meaning to the city’s motto: “the world grows here,” and provides an inspiring view of human possibility in the face of change.
Following the movie, refugee and immigrant members from our own community will share their stories, experiences and reactions to the video.
Welcoming Week is a national movement in which communities gather to recognize and celebrate the contributions of immigrants to our communities and bring people together across lines of difference to develop greater understanding and mutual support.
Join us for Welcoming Week Movie Night! Presented in partnership with Tacoma Refugee Choir. We'll watch the short documentary, STRANGERS IN TOWN, and hear from refugee and immigrant members of our own community after.
Communications and External Relations, Commission on Hispanic Affairs
Fundraising Associate, Tacoma Refugee Choir
Youth Program Coordinator, Asia Pacific Cultural Center
Marketing Manager,Tacoma Refugee Choir
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