JOIN US FOR A COCKTAIL RECEPTION TO BENEFIT REFUGEES AND ASYLEE in New York city
RDJ REFUGEE SHELTER PRESENT
Date: Wednesday Oct. 9th 2019
Time: 7pm : 8:30pm
Registration and doors open by 6:45pm
Venue: 64 Morning side Drive • New York, New York 10027
FH Seminar ballroom - 2nd Fl.
Were hosting our inaugural cocktail reception, #changethenarrative
Community advocate for a women's candle collective of recently resettled women refugees - most are moms and some the sole provider for their children. 100% of the profits from the candles go back to the women candle artisans.
Sylvian Hyde (TJ)
CO- FOUNDER SLYVIAN HYDE FASHION BRAND
A fashion designer, After spending two years in immigration detention in which he discovered his desire to pursue fashion design, Hyde was granted asylum in the U.S. in 2016 and has worked to achieve his dream since then
MC: JORDAN REVEES
Ex. Dir and Founder of VIDEO-OUT
Video-Out travels the country to amplify the voices of LGBTQ+ people. We wield stories as tools for advocacy and education. The stories become part of the Video-Out library, and they are also given back to local organizations so they can use them in their own efforts to secure equality
Edafe Okporo Executive Dir. of RDJ Refugee Shelter
RDJ is the only shelter in New York City that provides asylum seekers with housing assistance. More than just a place to stay, RDJ provides LGBTQ Asylum seekers and Refugees with support and community as they navigate the process of seeking asylum.
This event is Donation based and ticket sales start at $75. All funds will go directly towards supporting refugees in New York city. Please R.S.V.P., and share widely!
Art work by @Chella Man