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Thursday, February 16 | Where and How Do Refugees Find Refuge?

Dialogue leader: Tiffany Ivins, moderator of a panel of local refugees

Mark & Elizabeth England's home at 1194 South 500 East in Salt Lake City.
Late-comers, please use the back door. 

It's one thing to talk about refugees and what is best for them—or for what is best for host countries taking them in. It's another thing to actually talk to refugees and hear their stories and ask them questions. Especially refugees affected by President Trump's recent executive order. That's what we will do at this next Think Again thanks to Tiffany Ivins suggestion and her creation of a panel of refugees that she will moderate. 

Tiffany and her husband Mitchell originated our Think Again group. They both have vast experience seeking to improve educational opportunities among women and children in far away places. Tiffany has a doctorate in instructional psychology and technology and is an International development consultant with experience in Asia, Africa & Latin America. 

Nour Eddin arrived in Utah in March of 2015 with his wife and family of five children. They fled Damascus, Syria, in 2011 and spent time living in Libya and Egypt. Nour is a chef who owned a restaurant and catering business in Syria, Libya, and Egypt. With help from the Spice Kitchen Incubator in Salt Lake County, Nour Eddin is working to grow his catering business with the hopes of opening a restaurant.
Because of his love and concern for refugee families of all national origins, Nour Eddin organized the Jasmine Community of Utah in November of 2016. This non-profit organization receives donations and provides resources to local refugee families throughout the Salt Lake City area.

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