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Reps. Waters, Hastings, Woolsey, Lee Co-Host Photo Exhibit Putting Human Face on Iraqi Refugee Crisis, Tomorrow, April 30 in DC


Reps. Waters to Co-Host Photo Exhibit Highlighting the Iraqi Refugee Crisis

Exhibit places a human face on this humanitarian crisis.

Washington, D.C.—Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-35) will hold a photo exhibit highlighting the Iraqi refugee crisis on Wednesday, April 30 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in room 2220 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Rep. Waters is co-hosting the event with Reps. Alcee Hastings, Barbara Lee, and Lynn Woolsey.

Ms. Gabriela Bulisova, a documentary film photographer and adjunct professor at the Corcoran College of Art and Design recently returned from Iraq and Syria, where she captured images of Iraqi refugees. Her photo exhibit places a human face on this humanitarian crisis in an effort to bring greater attention on Capitol Hill to the plight of Iraqi refugees.

Additionally, Ken Bacon, President of Refugees International (RI), will be in attendance to provide Members and staff with up-to-date information on this humanitarian crisis. RI recently released a report entitled, “Uprooted and Unstable: Meeting Urgent Humanitarian Needs in Iraq.”

WHO: Reps. Maxine Waters, Alcee Hastings, Barbara Lee, and Lynn Woolsey, Refugees International President Ken Bacon and photographer Gabriela Bulisova

WHAT: Photo Exhibit Highlighting Iraqi Refugee Crisis

WHEN: Wednesday, April 30 from 5:00-6:30 p.m.

(NOTE: Speaking program will be from 5:30-6:00 p.m.)

WHERE: 2220 Rayburn House Office Building

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Update:

Chairman Hastings is co-hosting the event with Representatives Maxine Waters (D-CA), Lynn Woolsey (D-CA), and Barbara Lee (D-CA) as well as Ken Bacon, President of Refugees International.

Additionally, Ms. Aseel Albanna, an Iraqi-American who was born and raised in Baghdad will participate in the event. She is the Co-Founder and Coordinator of Iraqi Voices for Peace, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping meet the basic human needs of Iraqi refugees and displaced persons in an effort to help them safely and securely return to Iraq at the earliest possible date.

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