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Everybody Counts: Welcoming Refugees and Asylum Seekers into our Communities (Jewish Collaborative Program)
March 8, 2021 | 9:30 am - 10:30 amFree
Through text-based learning, Julie Gersten will facilitate a discussion on what it means to count refugees and asylum seekers as valuable contributors to our society.
Julie Gersten is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Refugee Action Fund, an organization that mobilizes philanthropic giving to help refugees and other forcibly displaced people achieve safety, dignity and opportunities to live productive lives. Julie has over 15 years of experience in the non-profit sector building social change movements, including nine years at two human rights grantmaking foundations—American Jewish World Service and the New Israel Fund. She currently serves on the board of HIAS, a global non-profit organization that supports refugees. She holds a Certificate in Jewish Experiential Education from Yeshiva University, an MSc in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and a BA in Political Science from Vassar College.
This is offered through the Jewish Collaborative’s Advanced Learning Institute weekly class held eah Monday at 9:30am.
No RSVP required.
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89037379100