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Rethinking Religion and U.S. Diplomacy: Refugee Resettlement Policies
December 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
From the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs:
United States policies towards refugees demand new approaches as the new administration plans to take office in January. The roles that religious institutions play both in historical practices of resettlement and in public attitudes towards global and national approaches to forced migration are important to a comprehensive understanding of the crisis of displaced persons. The Berkley Center is engaged in ongoing research and reflection on these grave challenges.
This conversation will focus on ways in which refugee resettlement is taking place at the community level. Berkley Center Director Shaun Casey will address the overall challenges that lie ahead for United States refugee policy. Emily Linn and Jessica Goudeau, who each work on refugee resettlement issues in their communities and with individuals who are in the process of resettling in the United States, will focus on community-level responses. Berkley Center Senior Fellow Katherine Marshall will moderate.
This event is co-sponsored by Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and its Global Human Development Program.
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Learn more and register here: https://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/events/rethinking-religion-and-u-s-diplomacy-refugee-resettlement-policies
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