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New Virginians: A Conversation with Deepak Singh & Seyoum Berhe

When: Thu., Nov. 7, 5:30-7 p.m. 2019
Phone: 804-692-3726
Email: emma.ito@lva.virginia.gov
Price: Free
www.lva.virginia.gov/news/calendar?event=228
Join us for a conversation on the refugee and immigrant experience in Virginia with author Deepak Singh and refugee resettlement coordinator Seyoum Berhe in connection with our exhibition "New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond." Singh chronicles his downward mobility as an immigrant to a small town in Virginia in his book "How May I Help You? An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage." Berhe, who came to the United States from Ethiopia during a time of political unrest to attend college, has worked in the field of refugee resettlement for the past 25 years.

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