Informational Meeting about the Syrian Refugees in the US

ASACA hosted 8 National and local organizations working on the ground to help the refugees. The panel presented important data and information about the Refugee Resettlement program, and discussed in details the Syrian refugees status since 2013. They answered questions, separated facts from misconceptions and provided interested volunteers with direct tools to help. Over 120 people attended. Here is the 7 parts video and some event photos. Thank you for watching, sharing and supporting this important humanitarian cause.

Informational Meeting about the Syrian Refugees in the US
Informational Meeting about the Syrian Refugees in the US


– Facilitator: The American Syrian Arab Cultural Association (ASACA).

– Resettlement Agency: Lutheran Social Services of Michigan (LSSM), Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan (CCSEM), U. S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), Bethany Christian Services.

– National Organization : The American Red Cross.

– Local Organization : Syrian American Rescue Network (SARN), Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS), Arab American and Chaldean Council (ACC).

Program: Panel presentation, refugee testimony, Q & A session, organization booth.



L to R, Christine Van Noord-Bethany Christian Services, Zeina Hamade-US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), Kenneth Fouty-Lutheran Social Services of MI (LSSM), Jeralda Hattar, Catholic Charities for Southeast MI (CCSEM).


Over 120p in attendance!



L to R, Ghessan Younan-Arab American and Chaldean Council (ACC), Khawla Wakkaf- American Red Cross, Madiha Tariq- ACCESS



L to R, Ayesha Fatima-Syrian American Rescue Network (SARN), Ghessan Younan-ACC


Nidal Alhayek tells the audience about his new life as Syrian refugee in the US.

Jan 31 event- 8 org flyer

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