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Force of Nature

November 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us for an engaging short documentary and panel discussion with local organizations in Fairfield County.

‘Force of Nature’ illustrates the success story of Tatiana, an immigrant woman living in Fairfield County; from her time as a student of B1C’s Workforce Development Program to becoming a lead member of Ratatouille and Co’s culinary team.

Our panel will highlight and discuss the intense journey so many immigrants face when acclimating to a new environment and the steps local nonprofits take to empower their journeys. As a community, it is important for us all to understand the multi-dimensional needs of immigrants and find impactful ways to support those seeking better lives for themselves and their families through education, employability training, and more.

with special guests:
Catalina Horak, Building One Community
Evelyn Isaia, Ratatouille & Co.
Sarah Rendon, Doctoral Candidate in Education at Harvard University
Don Strait, Nonprofit Consultant

Organizers

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, Fund for Women and Girls
Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity
Ratatouille & Co

Venue

The Westport Library
20 Jesup Rd
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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Phone:
203-291-4800
Website:
https://westportlibrary.org/support-wpl/booked-evening-2016