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I do not look upon these United States as a finished product. We are still in the making ~Franklin D. Roosevelt


America and the Refugee Crisis


DATE: Wednesday, March 29
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Dutchess Community College
Greenspan Cafeteria, Drumlin Hall

Panelists include: Sana Mustafa, Student at Bard College and Refugee from Syria; Maria Höhn, Professor and Chair of History and Marion Musser Lloyd ’32 Chair, Vassar College; Jenny Mincin, Assistant Professor of Community and Human Services, SUNY Empire State College and Former Deputy Director, IRC; and Werner Steger, Professor of History and Greenspan Trust-Handel Foundation Endowed Chair in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Dutchess Community College.

Moderator: Andrew Rieser, Professor of History, Dutchess Community College

A Hudson Valley Community Forum

The Gillespie Forum was founded in 1988. Its mission
is to inform and engage the community by presenting viewpoints, programs and speakers on significant issues. The Forum cooperates with local colleges to host events, lectures and film screenings on diverse topics ranging from the crisis in contemporary media to sustainability, from the Holocaust to Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.