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Climate Migration

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
6:30 pm8:00 pm
Climate Migration

RST is excited to moderate the third discussion with the Harvard Club of Dallas on Climate Migration with three incredible panelists including: James F. Hollifield, Susan Martin and Idean Salehyan!

In the third of this four-part series, local and global humanitarian experts will provide insights on policy priorities and challenges. Jointly hosted by the Harvard Club of Dallas and SMU Tower Center Program.

Join us for this engaging discussion on Tuesday, April 13th, about renewable energy, reforestation, access to clean fuels and technology and tracking water and conflict to move us into the space of prevention, mitigation, and building the capacity for climate resilience.

Click on link above to register!

Saturday Book Club: Standing in the Way

Saturday, April 24, 2021
10:00 am11:30 am
Saturday Book Club: Standing in the Way

Join us on Saturday, April 24th at 10:00AM CST for our Saturday Book Club featuring Standing in the Way: From Trafficking Victim to Human Rights Activist by Anjali Tamang and Sarah Symons. 

This compelling memoir shares Anjali’s incredible story of being trafficked at age twelve from her village in Nepal to the red light areas of Kolkata, India. Despite enduring the worst abuse imaginable, today Anjali is working to combat trafficking and protect the next generation of girls in her community. She is able to do so because of the help and healing she has received since being rescued in 2008. The stories of the courageous people who freed her and helped in her recovery are woven into the book alongside personal recollections and insights.

We'll start our Saturday's book club meeting hosting a Q&A with BOTH authors Anjali Tamang and Sarah Symons, lead by RST's Development Director Ashley Faye, and break into smaller community groups after to go even deeper into a discussion about the incredible story, Standing in the Way.

Austin Marathon: Run for Refugees!

Sunday, April 25, 2021
7:00 am2:00 pm
Austin, Texas
Austin Marathon: Run for Refugees!

We're in it to WIN it! RST has some INCREDIBLE volunteers who are running the Austin Marathon to support the families we serve!

Help us support and cheer on the Run for Refugees Team on April 25th- you can join the team as a runner, cheer them on at the race or help the team reach their goal of raising $1,000 for refugees!

Click on link for more information- we'll see you at the finish line!

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