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Information Session for Syracuse University Program For Refugee Assistance Scheduled for Friday
With a total city population of 140,000, Syracuse’s 14,000 refugees make up approximately 10 percent of its total—a number nearly as large as the entire undergraduate student body at the University. The city’s refugees hail from all over the world, including Bhutan, Burma, Iraq, Somalia and Vietnam. If you are interested in contributing to your community, you can attend this week’s info session on how to get involved with SUPRA.
DAY: Friday, Sept. 11
TIME: 12:15-1:45 p.m.
WHERE: 251 Newhouse 3
SUPRA is a diverse graduate student organization, with volunteers from almost all of the University’s colleges, that provides a variety of assistance to Syracuse’s refugees. Currently, SUPRA is looking for volunteers to serve as executive board members, ESL teachers/tutors (no experience necessary) and public relations and communications specialists (for website maintenance, advertising, photography, etc.).
For more For more information about SUPRA, or to find out how to sign-up to volunteer, please visit the website, http://www.supra.dreamhosters.com, or email SUPRA’s president, Eric Horvath, at firstname.lastname@example.org with specific questions.