Enjoy a positive and educational discussion about Jacksonville’s long tradition of welcoming immigrant and refugee families to our communities. An expert panel will facilitate conversations and share families’ personal experiences of welcome and integration into their neighborhoods, as well as share some advice and guidance on how we can become “Welcoming Leaders” in our City and our schools.
– Basma Alawee, Executive Director, WeaveTales
– Andrea Reyes, Reyes Legal
– Pierre Uwimana, Florida Immigrant Coalition
– Laura Gonzales, University of Florida and WeaveTales Board Member
– Dr. Leslie Kaplan, University of North Florida, Hicks Honors College, and WeaveTales Board Chair
About the program:
Community Cultural Education programming at MOSH is part of our ongoing commitment to promoting inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility throughout our Northeast Florida communities. MOSH has partnered with many excellent local organizations and individual experts and leaders to design a series of programs intended to bring people from all over Jacksonville together to talk about the challenges and opportunities we have to work together for the good of the whole community.
Light refreshments and appetizers will be provided
This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP below.
MOSH is grateful for the generosity and support from the Florida Humanities Council, who is sponsoring the entire series of Community Cultural Education programs for 2022-2023.