World Refugee Day Film and Panel in Washington D.C.

by | Jun 5, 2019

Join JRS/USA and iACT in Washington, DC on World Refugee Day for a screening of Not Just Football followed by panel discussion and reception.

The panel will discuss the film, current status of global displacement, and how investing in refugee talent can help elevate refugees’ causes and create a more sustainable future for those who are forcibly displaced.

The panel discussion will feature:

  • Sourajadine Abdoulaye, Darfur United Player
  • John Prendergast, human rights advocate, former White House advisor, and Enough Project Founding Director
  • Joan Rosenhauer, Executive Director, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA
  • Gabriel Stauring, Co-founder and Director of iACT
  • (moderator) Lahra Smith, Associate Professor, African Studies, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

The Panel will be followed by a reception, where drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served. The reception will be held at:

The Avenue
5540 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015

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refugees from Darfur, Sudan, living in refugee camps located in Chad.


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