Events

This page includes information about events planned and hosted by GIRN members, with the most recent events listed first. Please click on the event title to find out more information about the particular event. 

June 2018

June 18: Voices of Refugees event at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. At this event, in honor of World Refugee Day, four student authors from  Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School - originally from Myanmar, Nepal, Rwanda and Afghanistan - read their personal essays, followed by an interview with Rev. Jesse Jackson and a panel discussion with local area refugee service providers.


May 2018

May 13: Book launch event for Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School, at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta. 

May 4: The Spring 2018 Georgia Immigration Research Network (GIRN) meeting will take place at Kennesaw State University (Marietta Campus). 


April 2018

April 20: Panel discussion about Green Card Youth Voices: Immigration Stories from an Atlanta High School at the Atlanta Studies Symposium at Emory University. 


March 2018

March 2: Civic Engagement Academy.


November 2017

November 13: Geography Awareness Week Theme Event: A Discussion on the Geography of Civil Rights

November 7: Talk to Strangers: Creating a Welcoming America at KSU


April 2017

April 26: Local, Regional, and National Perspectives on Immigrant Integration Policy and Welcoming Cities


March 2017

March 3: GIRN Working Group and Networking Meeting

March 13: Coming to America: A Conversation on Contemporary Immigrant and Refugee Experiences


March 2016

March 9: Welcoming Cities: A Dialogue between Research and Policy

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