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Walk a Mile in a Refugee’s Shoes

Kids’ Voice, as a partner agency of the Coalition for Our Immigrant Neighbors (COIN) presents:

Walk a Mile in a Refugee’s Shoes
with the JCC and other COIN agencies

COIN Agencies: Immigrant Welcome Center, Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Catholic Charities, Kent Newton, Esq., Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, Indiana Legal Services, LaPlaza

This event is an hour-long simulation that allows participants to assume the identity and role of a refugee. Through the simulation you will be given the opportunity to learn what experiences a refugee is faced with once forced to flee their country. You will encounter seven stations meant to mimic the process a refugee would enounter. We hope that you walk away from this experience enlightented on refugee reality and what steps you can take to advocate or get in involved.

If you would like to donate or become a sponsor for this event, please go to the event sponsorship page.

Click on tickets to sign up: Tickets

Please be aware this event will be rain or shine. In the event of rain we will move the event indoors to the Lakin Auditorium. Parking will be available at the Congregation Beth-El Zedeck across from the JCC – 600 West 70th St., with a short pleasant walk to the JCC. 

Families with children, of all ages, are welcome to attend. Please be prepared to have real and honest conversations with your children about what it is that they are experiencing. Also, please be mindful that this event is in July and temperatures may be quite warm. Please plan accordingly.