Join us for a public board meeting with the Los Feliz Neighborhood Council as they adopt the Neighborhood Welcoming Resolution as part of their participation in Welcome, Neighbor.
Join us for a public board meeting with the East Hollywood Neighborhood Council as they adopt the Neighborhood Welcoming Resolution to become the 13th NC to join the pilot of Welcoming, Neighbor this year.
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 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.
TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW
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.
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.
Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council board vote on enrolling in Welcome, Neighbor to make DTLA a more welcoming place for resettling families by providing a mechanism for Angelenos to help their new neighbors.
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.
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.
Venice Neighborhood Council Board Meeting and Welcome Neighbor presentation and vote
Board vote passes to enroll in pilot for the last spot in Welcome, Neighbor pilot. Watch
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.
Los Feliz Neighborhood Council board vote to approve enrollment in Miry’s List initial pilot program – Welcome Neighbor, presented by Catherine Kim.
Board discussion and motion to enroll Hollywood United Neighborhood Council 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.
Board discussion and motion to enroll Hollywood Central Neighborhood Council in Welcome, Neighbor program in collaboration with Miry's List and Empower LA and appoint a volunteer board member or stakeholder as Welcoming Liaison.
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.
DISCUSSION / ACTION: Application / enrollment of ERNC in the Welcome, Neighbor program in collaboration with Miry's List and Empower LA, for programming to begin in January, and solicit volunteers (Miry Whitehill) (3 min.)
Tickets available now! This Thanksgiving, NeueHouse partners with Miry’s List, a nonprofit serving families resettling as refugees in CA. Authentic Syrian dinner, music from a new arrival DJ from Iran, and stories from our new resettling neighbors.
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.
Join WeWork members for a screening of THIS IS HOME, telling the story of four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and beginning to rebuild their lives. Following the film, we will enjoy a Syrian fare reception and hear from Miry Whitehill, founder of Miry’s List, about how we can help resettling families right here in Los Angeles.
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.
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We’re hosting a Welcome, Neighbor table at The Los Angeles Congress of Neighborhoods, an all-day event at LA City Hall event that unites leaders from the city's 98 Neighborhood Councils. Held annually at the Los Angeles City Hall in Downtown, the goal that aims to help Neighborhood Council leaders obtain the tools and establish the relationships they need to build a prosperous future for their communities.
You are invited to join Cool Shul for family-friendly High Holy Days services in Woodland Hall at Temescal Gateway Park. Cool Shul services are extremely musical, casual and full of meaning - but not so long that you start looking at your watch! Child care is available for little ones. Wherever you are on your religious journey, we will meet you there. This is reorganized religion.
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.
New Arrival Festival is a an open-to-the-public event on 6/28 5-8pm at the historic Pico House in downtown. Learn what it feels like to resettle here in the City of Angels and to connect with your new neighbors through food, music, and storytelling. Guests will get access to tangible actions that anyone can take to make Los Angeles a more welcoming place for all.