refugees

Walk for Water

May 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

Join us for our Fourth Annual Walk for Water 5K on May 4, 2019 in support of Palestinian refugees. Over the last three years, Walk for Water’s fundraising efforts have directly benefited numerous initiatives, projects and activities in Aida and Azza Camps, and in Walaja Village, Bethlehem. …

The Power of the People

February 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

*** Location Changed to Harvard Law School, not Kennedy School *** The HKS Palestine Caucus would like to invite for a conversation with Ahmad Abu Artema, leader and organizer of the Gaza March of Return.  The Great March of Return has been an ongoing weekly …

The Walpole Peace and Justice Group is holding a vigil to observe U.N. World Refugee Day. The vigil will be at the corner of Main and West Streets at the tip of the Walpole Common.  World Refugee Day has been observed since 2000, when the …

by Cathy Breen I’ve written often about our Iraqi refugee friend and his oldest son from Baghdad. I will call them Mohammed and Ahmed. They made the torturous flight last year from Baghdad to Kurdistan and then across Turkey. They were on three Greek islands …

Looking Into The Syrian Crisis

September 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Understanding the Refugee Crisis Through Photos A closer look into the Syrian refugee crisis. See the ramifications of the conflict that has plagued the region through the unique and intimate perspective of photographs. In addition, hear speakers discuss the political landscape, the populations affected, and what …

U.S. Should Accept Syrian Refugees

May 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Remarks delivered at Windows into Syria, May 14, 2016 Personally, when I think of the refugee crisis it’s incredibly simple. Yes, the politics behind the crisis in Syria are complicated, but the question of whether or not the US and other countries should accept …

Windows Into Syria

May 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Causes and Consequences of the Syrian Refugee Crisis: What We Can Do Angela Kelly with refugee solidarity volunteers greeting people from Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan at the Greek-Macedonian border town of Idomeni Speakers Maha Akkeh: Syrian activist addressing the refugee crisis Angela Kelly: Refugee solidarity volunteer …

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