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Home Away from Home: Remembering Refugees in Florida

Event Date:

September 20 @ 6:00 pm

Venue:

Pugh Hall Ocora
296 Buckman Dr.
Gainesville, FL 32611

Organizer:

Grace Chun
(904) 419-9172
welcominggainesville@gmail.com

Program Description:

Welcoming Gainesville & Alachua County and the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida is holding a public event titled “Home Away from Home: Remembering Refugees in Florida” on September 20, 2018 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at Pugh Hall Ocora (296 Buckman Drive Gainesville FL 32611). The event will feature the oral history of refugees in Jacksonville, Florida, collected by Seyeon Hwang, a doctoral student in the Department of Urban & Regional Planning at the University of Florida, and various state-wide and national efforts in refugee advocacy, followed by a talk-back session with refugees and refugee resettlement professionals from Florida. This event is supported by the Florida Humanities Council and the public is encouraged to attend the event. Light refreshment will be served. For more information on the oral history project in Jacksonville or the event, please visit contact Grace Chun by email at welcominggainesville@gmail.com or visit www.refugeeoralhistory.com .

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