*Herts Welcomes Syrian Families – 8pm Mon 27 June
Soroptimist International St Albans and District invite you to join them for an evening with “Herts Welcomes Syrian Families” hwsf.weebly.com #refugeeswelcome
Monday 27 June 2016 8-10pm
Chiswell Green United Reformed Church Hall, Watford Rd, St Albans, AL2 3HG
What is happening about the refugee crisis in St Albans and Hertfordshire?
Catherine Henderson from Herts Welcomes Syrian Families will be talking to us about the group. Now that some families have arrived in the area she will be update us on the situation.
We will also learn about the Badael report on women’s peace initiatives in Syria. “Badael means ‘alternative’ in Arabic. The Badael Foundation is a Syrian non-governmental organisation (NGO) committed to strengthening civil society groups and NGOs in Syria. The foundation works with groups that are active or want to become active in the promotion and/or implementation of activities to reduce violence, break its cycle, respond to the conflict and prepare for future equitable pluralistic Syria.” badael.org.
Doors open at 7.45pm for 8pm start and there will be a refreshment break during the evening.
If you would like to attend or to know more about the event please click on Contact Us on the left of the screen, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Recently Club Members supported STAR St Albans for Refugees – please see this news item: www.sigbi.org/st-albans/2016/curry/
Soroptimist International St Albans and District – Women Serving the St Albans Community Since 1957