Is any issue more compelling than the current rhetoric about refugees? Nassau is taking a proactive approach, consistent with 50 years of practice for this community of faith. Come and explore the refugee experience and the current Syrian refugee crisis, gain an overview of refugee resettlement, and talk about our role as people of faith and how we can best welcome a Syrian family.
Brianne Casey is Community and Ecumenical Engagement Coordinator of the Immigration and Refugee Program for Church World Service in New York City. She supports a network of 33 offices where resettlement agencies and communities welcome 7000 of our newest refugee neighbors each year. Brianne has a background in community planning and development and has worked in faith community organizing and refugee resettlement for ten years.