ICNA Relief Invited to Refugee Summit by UNT
The department of Social Work at The University of North Texas invited ICNA Relief to participate in their Refugee Summit 2017: Seeking A Safe Heaven.
ICNA Relief’s Refugees Services Director Sr. Hala Halabi was one of the panelists. She talked about services that ICNA Relief provides for refugees and what makes ICNA Relief refugee program so successful in Dallas.
The summit discussed what exactly it meant to be a refugee, what services are provided to refugees and how the community can help them. Students from the Department of Social Work also presented their research on how best to assist refugees.
The following organizations and schools took part in the summit:
Islamic Circle of North America Relief (ICNA Relief)
The University of North Texas
The University of Texas at Arlington
Southern Methodist University
International Rescue Committee
The Refugee Services of Texas
The Mosaic Family Services.
Texas Muslim Women Foundation
The Refugee Council of USA