Panel to explore Idaho’s resettlement role, community ties to Afghanistan
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Idaho’s resettlement agencies and partners will host a virtual panel detailing the state’s role in supporting those affected by the end of the War in Afghanistan and give people a chance to hear from Idahoans who have been directly impacted by the events.
This event is supported by the Idaho Office for Refugees, International Rescue Committee in Boise, Agency for New Americans and the College of Southern Idaho Refugee Programs.
The hourlong webinar will feature four panelists with direct ties and personal experience with this issue.
- What: Community Panel: Idaho’s Role in Resettling Allies & Families from Afghanistan
- When: 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14
- Where: Virtual Zoom webinar
- Register in advance here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pGrkx_KyTSCjuJTEo2hVkg
All are welcome. Attendees will be able to submit written questions to panelists during the discussion, and a recording of the webinar will be posted to the Idaho Office for Refugee’s YouTube page.
- Julianne Donnelly Tzul, executive director of the International Rescue Committee in Boise
- Nawid Mousa, who was resettled in Idaho as a refugee and is now helping family members through the evacuation and resettlement process
- Rob Holmes, Marine Corps veteran from Kuna who served in Afghanistan
- Zeze Rwasama, director of the College of Southern Idaho Refugee Programs in Twin Falls