Foundry Series: Living in "Temporary" Shelters

Foundry Series: Living in "Temporary" Shelters

Location: 

Historic Tredegar

Co-sponsors and Partners: 

International Rescue Committee
11/21 Foundry Series: Living in Temporary Shelters

During the Civil War, thousands of formerly enslaved African Americans lived in refugee camps set up by the U.S. Army, which was often ill-equipped to deal with the myriad of needs. How were the experiences of enslaved people seeking freedom similar to those of migrants living in "temporary" shelters today?

Featuring
Harriet Kuhr, Executive Director of International Rescue Committee
Amy Murrell Taylor, Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Amanda Prak, Founder of One Hundred Pounds of Hope and Khmer Rouge Survivor

Cost: 

$10 general admission, $8 for members

Program Date: 

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:00pm

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