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.
Miry is Keynote speaker for this community social justice day focused on immigration and welcoming the stranger. Miry will talk about how we can activate here in LA to welcome our resettling neighbors. Classic Syrian coffee, tea and desserts will be serves by a resettle cook from Syria to give guests a multi-sensory and delicious experience.
Get educated and empowered to help! Miry’s List is partnering with the Social Innovation Program at Sequoyah High School to help develop students’ empathy and desire to be thoughtful, effective changemakers.
Make art, spread peace. Our free annual family festival fills the museum with art, music, performances, and more. Note that the galleries will be closed, but there will be several outdoor works on view.
We’re partnering with Kitchen Table App for this intimate cooking class where participants will get to learn tradition Syrian dishes, meet a new arrival neighbor, and learn about how we can make Los Angeles the most welcoming city in the country!
Highlighted speakers include:
Our very own Rabia Ahmadi, new Angeleno from Afghanistan, working mama and Director of Family Services for Miry's List. America’s welcome wagon for hundreds of new Americans!
Nina Tarnay - Nina is an immigrant from Vietnam, wife, mother of three, PTA volunteer, active member of her community, news junkie, and yes, a full-fledged American. She is also an attorney and writer.