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Iraq and ISIS: Strengthening Community in the Midst of Conflict

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Iraq and ISIS: Strengthening Community in the Midst of Conflict

Time: November 18, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
Location: Mercy Corps Action Center
Street: 28 SW 1st Avenue
City/Town: Portland
Website or Map: https://www.mercycorps.org/ev…
Phone: 503-896-5898
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: Mercy Corps Action Center
Latest Activity: Nov 16, 2015

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Brown Bag lecture begins at 12 p.m. Light refreshments provided.

The road to a stable and prosperous Iraq is fraught with challenges as citizens struggle to survive against a backdrop of political reform, financial crisis, conflict and displacement. Mercy Corps understands the needs and complexities within Iraqi communities and the importance of improving governance in order to reduce support for violent extremism. Join us Wednesday, 11/18, for this noon-time event when we'll hear from Lorina McAdam, Chief of Party at Mercy Corps Iraq. She'll provide on-the-ground context and discuss how Mercy Corps is implementing successful programs to help communities resolve their own conflicts, strengthen local organizations, and more effectively link citizens and government.

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