Welcome Your Neighbor: Refugee Resettlement in L.A.
Jul
23
8:00 AM08:00

Welcome Your Neighbor: Refugee Resettlement in L.A.

This month, at Compass's Old Town Office, and incredible opportunity to
grow your understanding of what life is like for resettling families, specifically: How it works, how it feels for families, and how we can help-- with speaker Miry Whitehill, founder and executive director of Miry’s List.

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Family Mothers Day Brunch with Miry's List: Spread the Love IV
May
12
12:00 PM12:00

Family Mothers Day Brunch with Miry's List: Spread the Love IV

Spread the Love Mothers Day is here! Spread the Love is a 4-part dinner series pairing new arrival chefs with notable chefs in LA. Proceeds benefit Miry’s List to support families resettling in America as refugees.
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Spread the Love III ft. chefs Abdul + Maysaa Kanjo, Elia Aboumrad & Sammy Monsour
Apr
26
8:00 PM20:00

Spread the Love III ft. chefs Abdul + Maysaa Kanjo, Elia Aboumrad & Sammy Monsour

Spread the Love II is here! Spread the Love is a 4-part dinner series pairing new arrival chefs with notable chefs in LA. Proceeds benefit Miry’s List to support families resettling in America as refugees.
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Welcome, Neighbor at Homelessness Resource Fair
Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

Welcome, Neighbor at Homelessness Resource Fair

Join Miry’s List at the Los Angeles Homelessness Resource Fair in Grand Park to meet organizations creating change for homeless Angelenos. And stop by the Welcome, Neighbor booth to say hello and learn about our program for activating Angelenos around helping their resettling neighbors.

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Let My People Come: A Passover Experience at Skirball Cultural Center
Apr
5
6:30 PM18:30

Let My People Come: A Passover Experience at Skirball Cultural Center

Come to the Skirball for a Passover-themed evening in partnership with the nonprofit Miry’s List and explore the themes of freedom and redemption through food and storytelling.

Rabbi Sarah Bassin (Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills) will begin by relating the Jewish value of welcoming the stranger to both the Passover story and the experience of refugees today. Then, enjoy wine and an elaborate Syrian dinner infused with the symbols of Passover and prepared by a family who recently resettled in LA. Finally, listen as Evan Kleiman (KCRW’s Good Food) moderates a discussion with the chefs about their arrival stories.

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Welcome, Neighbor Resolution Adoption in Highland Park
Mar
7
7:00 PM19:00

Welcome, Neighbor Resolution Adoption in Highland Park

At the March general board meeting, the council will vote to adopt the Neighborhood Welcoming Resolution declaring Highland Park to be a safe and welcoming place for all. Come witness the magic and meet your neighbors! Free and open to the public, like all Neighborhood Council meetings.

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Airbnb Open Homes x Miry's List Syrian Dinner + Meetup
Feb
27
6:00 PM18:00

Airbnb Open Homes x Miry's List Syrian Dinner + Meetup

Join us for Syrian dinner with Airbnb, WeWork and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to welcome refugees to Los Angeles. This is an evening of Syrian dinner and conversation to learn how you can support the local community through Airbnb's Open Homes program and WeWork's Refugee Initiative. Free, RSVP required.

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Civic Life for All Angelenos: Spotlighting the Immigrant and Formerly Incarcerated Experience
Jan
9
6:00 PM18:00

Civic Life for All Angelenos: Spotlighting the Immigrant and Formerly Incarcerated Experience

Civic Life for All Angelenos: Spotlighting the Immigrant and Formerly Incarcerated Experience Our goal with this convening is to illuminate these nuances, learn what is common to all of us, and have a conversation about our collective civic life.

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SIJCC Social Impact Shabbat
Dec
14
10:00 AM10:00

SIJCC Social Impact Shabbat

Join us for a social impact Shabbat with Miry's List to help give a warm loving welcome to families resettling as refugees in America. Participants will be matched with a resettling family's wishlist, including a family bio and photo and will learn how to be an advocate for the family to help get their wishlist fulfilled for the holidays. 


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Welcome, Neighbor at Mid City West Neighborhood Council Meeting
Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

Welcome, Neighbor at Mid City West Neighborhood Council Meeting

  • National Council of Jewish Women (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Mid City West for our monthly board meeting! The agenda includes a presentation and potential action on the Welcome Neighbor program with Miry's List and EmpowerLA focused on neighborhood actions to welcome refugees to Los Angeles. We welcome you to come join the conversation!

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16th Annual Alternative Gift Market
Dec
9
9:00 AM09:00

16th Annual Alternative Gift Market

  • Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, Ross Chapel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 16th Annual Alternative Gift Market will be held on Sunday, December 9th from 9:00AM to 1:00PM. A unique feature of our Alternative Gift Market is that it gives our congregations of 500+ Church members the opportunity to learn more about the organizations that we are fundraising for.

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Welcome, Neighbor at Highland Park Neighborhood Council Meeting
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

Welcome, Neighbor at Highland Park Neighborhood Council Meeting

Board discussion and motion to apply HHPNC to be part of the Welcome, Neighbor program in collaboration with Miry's List and Empower LA and appoint a volunteer board member or stakeholder as Welcoming Liaison. This program would give our neighborhood council and stakeholders a framework for supporting families resettling in Los Angeles as refugees. This vote is to complete the application form for Welcome, Neighbor and the programming would begin in January. Presented by Miry Whitehill of Miry's List. J. Tijerina

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