We have had many events from past years. Please see below descriptions regarding what all we have done.
On October 19, 2021 the Global Perspective Insitute presented "Leveraging Citizen Diplomacy in Support of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Alabama." For details, please click here.
In October 2021, the ALIRP held a virtual book discussion of Somewhere in the Unknown World: A Collective Refugee Memoir. For details, please click here.
In the summer and fall of 2021, the ALIRP Partnered with Story CorpsOne Small Step. For details, please click here.
On July 15, 2021, a presentation by Dr. Judith Kopiyo, a physician from Kenya who completed her internship for the Master of Public Health Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham gave a talk about Refugees Among Us: Cultural Competence and Public Health Challenges. For details, please click here.
On March 10, 2021, the ALIRP hosted a screening and discussion on the film Paper Children. For details, pleaseclick here.
On January 29, 2021, Lynda Wilson (ALIRP President) and Emily Paxton (ALIRP Social Work Intern) gave a presentation to a virtual "Lunch and Learn" program. The presentation was entitled "Welcoming the Stranger: Local Response to the Global Migration Crisis." For details, please click here.
On November 22, 2020, Anne Ledvina presented a Zoom program on global climate migration. For details, please click here.
On November 12, 2020, the UAB Chapter of the Doctors without Borders Student Group hosted a Zoom meeting focused on the Global Refugee Crisis. For details, please click here.
From September to November 2020, the ALIRP sponsored a virtual book discussion featuring The Ungrateful Refugee - What Immigrants Never Tell You!For details, please click here.
On July 14, 2020, the ALIRP held a virtual eventin celebration of World Refugee Day, which is June 20. Three films were shown. For details, please click here.