From Myanmar to Chicago
The Rohingya Safe Haven in Rogers Park, Chicago
The Center for the Human Rights of Children at Loyola University Chicago invites you to participate and attend upcoming events organized by CHRC and co-sponsored by Loyola's Muslim Students' Association.
Photo credit: Ali Lapetina (NYT)
November 13th and 16th from 12-3 PM - Damen Student Center
Please consider donating new (unused) winter apparel to the Rohingya Culture Center, a community center supporting Rohingya families in Rogers Park. Loyola's Center for the Human Rights of Children (CHRC) & Muslim Students' Association (MSA) will be tabling in Damen Student Center to raise awareness about the Rohingya, who are considered to be among the most persecuted people in the world, while also collecting winter supplies like scarves, hats, gloves, and more.
November 15 from 7-8 PM - IC 4th floor
Join the Center for the Human Rights of Children and respected speakers from the Loyola and greater Chicago community for information about & a discussion on Chicago's Rohingya Culture Center (RCC) and its work, the Rohingya people, and how to support families. Also learn about volunteer opportunities at RCC. Speakers include:
- James Garbarino PhD - Founder of the Center for the Human Rights of Children, Loyola University Chicago Professor and Maude C. Clarke Chair in Humanistic Psychology
- Dr. Imran Akbar - Anesthesiologist, Rohingya Culture Center Advisory Board member, MedGlobal Surgical Program Lead and Bangladesh Rohingya Mission Committee member
- Sagar Chaudhari - Loyola University Chicago Masters in Medical Sciences Program, Rohingya Culture Center Medical Translator and Consultant
- Ashley Kennedy - School of Communication, Loyola University Chicago's Center for the Human Rights of Children, Rohingya Culture Center Tutor