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.
Palms Neighborhood Council votes to enroll in Welcome, Neighbor to make Los Angeles a more welcoming place for immigrants and resettling refugees, one neighborhood at a time!
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.
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.