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The Story of Refuge: A Conversation with “After the Last Border” Author Jessica Goudeau
October 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Story of Refuge webinar will tell the story of a Karen family and a Syrian family who sought refuge in America while weaving in a review of our country’s surprising history in its approach to refugees.
The author of After the Last Border, Jessica Goudeau will share how her faith impacts her advocacy for refugees, and will discuss:
+The differing notions of who are refugees
+How America’s policies and position on refugee resettlement as a country have changed throughout the years and where it is now
+What the refugee experience might be like
+How political rhetoric about refugees ranges from deeply humane to hurtful and damaging stereotypes
Join us on October 27th for this exciting, behind the scenes discussion with Jessica. Whether you’re a refugee expert or wondering what to think, you will learn something new and may even see parts of yourself in the human drama experienced in our country’s story of refuge.