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Firsthand Stories From Refugess and Immigrants
October 21, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$10 – $15
The Row House, Inc. and Church World Service eagerly welcome the entire Lancaster community to an evening of firsthand refugee stories on Oct 21st, 2022 at 7:00 PM in The Trust Performing Arts Center, 37 N. Market St. Lancaster. The “New Neighbors Speakers Bureau” of CWS will be represented by Apsara Uprety and Amer Al Fayadh, new Lancaster residents from Nepal and Iraq, respectively. Shawn Smucker, author of the 2018 memoir Once We Were Strangers, will share his perspective on befriending refugees. Staff members Rachel Helwig and Andrew Mashas will give an update on what CWS is doing to enhance Lancaster as a welcoming city and how folks can get involved. Expect time for Q&A as well as refreshments. $10 in advance; $15 at door; Row House members free. To learn more visit www.therowhouse.org. Limited seats can only be reserved through Eventbrite.
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