The Advocacy Task Force aims to create inclusive communities and strong local economies through collaborative advocacy and civic engagement.
Location: Alliance for African Assistance (5952 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA 92115)
Ramla Sahid, Partnership for the Advancement of New Americans - PANA
The Asylum Task Force identifies issues faced by asylum seekers and asylees in San Diego, facilitate the education of the San Diego community about these issues, and spearhead the Forum’s advocacy efforts and involvement in public policy making around those issues.
Location: 2-1-1 (3860 Calle Fortunada, San Diego, CA 92123)
Elizabeth Lopez , Southern California Immigration Project
The Domestic Violence Task Force addresses issues facing persons fleeing war and violent conflict in San Diego.
Our goal is to educate the San Diego community about these issues and
direct the Forum's advocacy efforts to change public policy.
Location: License to Freedom (131 Avocado Ave, El Cajon)
Afrah Abdulkader, Center for Community Solutions
Dilkhwaz Ahmed, License to Freedom
The Employment Task Force address employment issues facing refugees and asylees in San Diego. Our goal is to increase the refugee and asylee employment rates throughout the county.
Location: Catholic Charities
The third Monday of every month
Bonnie Cutler, Catholic Charities
The Health Task Force's goal is to improve the health of refugees, asylees and San Diego at large. They do this by spreading information about wellness throughout the community and developing strategies to navigate our rapidly changing health care system.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 1:00 p.m.
Location: Nile Sisters Development Initiative (6035 University Ave # 19, San Diego, CA 92115)
Madelyne Wagner, Native Interpreting
Susan Hagos, Nile Sisters Development Initiative
World Refugee Day
The World Refugee Day Planning Committee promotes awareness of the Forum and the refugee community in San Diego by organizing the annual World Refugee Day Celebration in June.
Location: International Rescue Committee (5348 University Avenue #205, San Diego, CA 92105)
Maggie Fenn, County of San Diego, Refugee Employment Services
Laurel Dalsted, International Recuse Committee