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Forced Migration Studies Program

Events

Forum on the Syrian Situation

  • Thursday, September 12, 2013
  • Nazareth College, Golisano Academic Center, room 38
  • Contact Harry Murray, 585-389-2760

Stop the Trafficking - End the Cycle 5k Run/Walk

  • Saturday, Sept. 28, 7-7:45 Registration
    8am 5K Run - 8:45,  Tot Trot - 9am 1mi. walk
  • Meridian Centre Park, 2025 Winton Rd., Rochester, NY 14618
  • Sponsored by Angels of Mercy, Inc
  • Contact (585) 730-4556 or shad_262@yahoo.com

Conference: Opportunities and Challenges faced by people of Refugee Backgrounds

  • Thursday, September 19
  • Movie "Welcome to Shelbyville" 12:00 pm GAC 38 (Refreshments will be provided)
  • Lecture "Educating Students from Refugee Backgrounds in the US", Dr. Immaculee Harushimana, 4:15-5:30 pm Medaille Formal Lounge
  • Sponsored by the Institute for Pluralism and the Forced Migration Program
  • Contact lcohen8@naz.edu, 585-389-2078
Community Partnerships

Volunteer Opportunities at Mary’s Place

  • Tuesdays from 5:15PM to 8:15PM AND Saturdays 10:30AM to 2:30 PM
  • Transportation provided by Glynis Jones, Coordinator of Partners for Serving
  • Contact: gjones6@mail.naz.edu

Mary's Place Internship Opportunities

  • Students pursuing degrees in Social Work, Education, Anthropology, Sociology, Public Health and other disciplines available.
  • Contact: Cara Breslin, AmericaCorps VISTA, cbresli1@mail.naz.edu

Volunteer Opportunities at Saint’s Place

  • Through the Center for Civic Engagement
  • Support refugees who have resettled in Rochester, NY
  • Contact:   Sofiya(skremin7@mail.naz.edu)
  •  Provide English-language enrichment for adults & children.
  • Separate and sort donations in the Saint's Place main location.
  • Work in the Clothing Closet

Volunteer Opportunities at Somali Community Center of Western N.Y.

  • Offer your services and material donations
  • WEP programs beginning October 29th, weekdays 9am-4:30pm
  • Help obtain readiness skills materials: Sewing machines and sewing supplies, gas stove, utensils (used or new), and cooking supplies (e.g. flour), computers, computer accessories, long computer tables (new or used)
  • Provide English language and job readiness training: Sewing, Cooking, Basic healthcare & computer skills 
  • Contact: Ms. Sadiya Omar, SCWNY Vice President Sadiya.omar@yahoo.com 585-576-7329

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