On Thursday, April 21, 2016, “Global Realities, Local Perspectives: Examining the Refugee Crisis through Community-Based Action” was held at Brand Library & Art Center with leading refugee rights professionals discussing international humanitarian assistance and local community-based action and our collective capacity to increase tolerance, cultural diversity, and community empowerment. Panelists included Jewish World Watch Director of Policy & Programs Mike Brand and i-ACT Director of Operations & Community Involvement Katie-Jay Scott. The panel was moderated by Armenian American Museum Community Outreach Director Tigranna Zakaryan. The program was presented in partnership with the City of Glendale, CA Man’s Inhumanity to Man Committee.
The program is part of a series programs taking place in conjunction with “Armenia: An Open Wound,” an exhibition presented by the City of Glendale, CA Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department in partnership with the Armenian American Museum. The exhibition was curated by the Museo Memoria y Tolerancia in Mexico City. The exhibition will be on view at the Brand Library & Art Center from April 16 to June 11, 2016.
For more information about the “Armenia: An Open Wound” exhibition and featured programs, please visit www.ArmenianAmericanMuseum.org or contact the Brand Library at (818) 548-2051.