NIRV Films Spark Rich Conversation in Michigan

November 19, 2020

Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) Michigan – Kalamazoo hosted a NIRV Screen&Discuss event focused on the theme of refugee resettlement on Wednesday, November 11.

The event included a screening of Worlds Apart at Home by Somali refugee Abdirahman Abdi and Navigating Hope by Afghan refugee Sayed Najib Hashimi. The films were interspersed with conversation among Abdi, co-hosts Dr. Maria Roche-Dean (WMU Bronson School of Nursing) and Shukurani Nsengiyumva (Board of the Kalamazoo Refugee Resource Collaborative) and audience members.

Here is the full version of the Zoom-based event:

Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) Michigan welcomes immigrants by providing free or low-cost, expert immigration legal services to low-income immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

Special thanks to Heather Haigh, Kathy Purnell and Coral Cervantes of JFON Michigan for organizing and hosting this event!

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