Free Film Screening and Discussion of Refugee and Immigration Issues
PRESENTED BY FILMS ON PURPOSE, NEIGHBORS LINK AND OSSINING FOR REFUGEES
If COVID restrictions allow we will meet in-person (fully vaccinated and masked) at:
Pleasantville Presbyterian Church, 400 Bedford Road, Pleasantville
If public health guidelines do not recommend in-person gatherings,we will stream the film online and have a panel discussion via Zoom.
Registration information will be available when the final format (virtual or in-person) has been determined.
February 17, 2022 ● 7:00 pm
A Home Called Nebraska is a heartwarming documentary of Midwestern welcome and acceptance in the conservative state of Nebraska. As part of the US Refugee Resettlement Program, Nebraska has resettled more refugees per capita than any other state.Stay after the screening to hear from Andrea Garbarini and the filmmakers, Beth and George Gage, followed by a panel discussion with Carola Otero Bracco and Elizabeth Mastropolo, Esq. from Neighbors Link and Ted Buerger and Dana Levenberg from Ossining for Refugees.
Ossining for Refugees is an official Community Sponsorship organization, bringing together neighbors, houses of worship, community organizations and key service providers in Ossining, Briarcliff, Pleasantville, and Croton, with the shared mission of welcoming and integrating federally-sponsored refugees into our community. More information: https://ossiningforrefugees.org/
Neighbors Link’s mission is to strengthen the whole community through the healthy integration of immigrants. More information: https://www.neighborslink.org/