SCRIC Meetings

Guest Speakers and Links from SCRIC Meetings

SCRIC Members: If you would like a link to a recording of any of the meetings, please contact us.

June 23, 2022:

  • Good Counsel Services. Elizabeth Dembrowsky, Founder and Executive Director, Asylum Cases and Needs
  • Shalom Friends, Immigration Detention Visitation. Ilana Wallach, Co-Coordinator

May 19, 2022:

  • International Rescue Committee (IRC). Avigail Ziv, IRC Executive Director, New York & New Jersey.
  • Met Council for Jewish Poverty. Hannah Lupien, Managing Director of Social Services and Aly Warhit, Associate Counsel.

April 21, 2022:

  • American Women’s Peace and Education Delegation to Afghanistan. Ruth Messinger, JTS-Social Justice Fellow, Meyerson JCC-Social Justice Activist-in-Residence, AJWS Global Ambassador, SAJ.
  • Emma’s Torch (Culinary Training for Refugees). Sierra Murray, Program Director.

March 17, 2022:

  • American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). Michael Geller, Director, Media Relations & Communications.
  • Jewish Community Centre of Krakow. Jonathan Ornstein, Executive Director.

February 17, 2022:

  • Good Counsel Services, Inc. Elizabeth Dembrowsky, Executive Director & Laiba Asad, Legal Team Lead,
  • Ruth’s Refuge Apartment Set-Up Teams. Mark Levy, East End Temple,

January 20, 2022:

  • Refugee Resettlement Efforts: Brownstone Brooklyn Synagogues Refugee Project, Judy Wynn; Shaaray Tefila/East End Temple – Mindy Tindel; Ansche Chesed – Batya Miller

December 2, 2021:

  • Upwardly Global: Helping Immigrants and Refugees Restart Professional Careers. Rebecca Neuwirth, Executive Vice President,
  • The Refugee Employment Partnership. Richard Fields, Founder, and David Coleman, Program Administrator,

October 21, 2021:

September 23, 2021: