Salon Event

Immigrants, Refugees, and Jacksonville's Muslim American Community

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Florida State College at Jacksonville Deerwood Center
9911 Old Baymeadows Road. G1709. Jacksonville, FL 32256
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You see the headlines about immigrants and refugees daily, but what are their experiences really like? Join us for our first Salon of 2016 where we'll present a selection of TED Talks on the immigrant/refugee experience.


Panel discussion featuring local voices, including:

Ericka Curran

Professor of Law at Florida Coastal School of Law and Director of the Immigrant and Human Rights Clinic. 

Rosanna Barsati

Third-year law student at Florida Coastal School of Law specializing in international, human rights, and refugee law. 

Ranna Abduljawad

Palestinian American, vice president in finance technology, and member of Floridians Responding to Refugees.

Mohammad Bataineh

Managing Partner of Bataineh Palmeri, a business and corporate law firm, and executive board member of OneJax. Mohammad was born in the Middle East and came to the US as a young boy.