Few topics have gripped recent global interest as that of the flight of Syrians and others from the tension-filled Mideast as they flee toward Europe with their families. The wave of refugees has reached a level not seen since the end of World War II and shows no signs of stopping. With every new footprint there are questions and challenges - please come and hear the latest perspective from two professionals who have unique views to share. We invite you as a community to listen, respond, and care. This is an international issue with direct local implications.

The German American Heritage Center Presents:

Herbert Quelle, General Consul of the Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany, Chicago
Amy Rowell, Director, World Relief, Moline IL

Each will share an overview of their current work with refugees, followed by Q and A.

A freewill donation will be taken to support refugee efforts in three locations:
Kaiserslautern, Germany- Davenport's Sister City
Kronach, Germany- Bettendorf's Sister City
World Relief- Moline, Illinois
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Examined and Explored: The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Germany and the Quad Cities
Thursday, Oct. 29  12:00 - 1:00 pm
Champions Suite, Modern Woodman Park, Davenport, IA

FREE- Reservations required; lunch provided; seating is limited.

If you have any questions, feel free to email me at kelly.lao@gahc.org or call 563-322-8844

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