A Speaker Series presented in partnership with the Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education and RefugeeConnect
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. • Event Begins at 7:00 p.m. on each date
Greater Cincinnati has a long history as a refugee resettlement community, beginning with welcoming Holocaust survivors. Currently, approximately 25,000 refugees call Greater Cincinnati home.
Hear the stories of three survivors. Each event in the series is free-of-charge, but tickets are required. Questions, email or call 513.487.3055.
June 29th Burundi: Connect with a Burundi refugee who spent much of his childhood confined to a camp with only the most basic resources before being safely resettled in the United States, and is now pursuing his education at a Cincinnati university. Hundreds of thousands of families from the central African nation of Burundi are fleeing violence, extrajudicial killings, abduction, torture, and persecution. Many Burundi refugees are children who arrive at camps unaccompanied and separated from their families.