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Refugee Experience in Houston: A Lunch-Time Conversation

Houston Refugee Women’s Collaborative, in community partnership with Asia Society Texas Center, will host a conversation about the refugee experience on June 26 at the Rockwell Pavilion, MD Anderson Library, University of Houston main campus.

Registration: 11:00 – 11:30 am
Panel: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Conversations over lunch: 12:30 – 1:30 pm


Sophia Banu, MD, On Refugee Resilience
MD Clinic for International Trauma Survivors
Harris County Hospital District
Menninger Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Services
Baylor College of Medicine

Caitriona Lyons, The Refugee Story
State Refugee Program Coordinator
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Office of Family Services

Claudia Kolker
Author, The Immigrant Advantage: What We Can Learn From Newcomers to America About Health, Happiness, and Hope

Directions and Parking

  1. Start out going south on 1-45
  2. Take the Spur 5 exit
  3. Turn right onto University
  4. Park in Welcome Garage by Entrance 1
  5. Once parked, follow signs to the Library
  6. Take the elevator/stairs up to the Rockwell Pavilion on your right



Event Details

Tue 26 Jun 2012
11:30am - 1:30pm

4800 Calhoun Rd.
Houston, TX 77004

Seating limited; box lunch provided with RSVP (indicate meat or vegetarian). To RSVP, call 713.743.3214 or click the button below.