Past Events

27 Jan
Hear from Journalist and Daily Beast columnist Wajahat Ali and national security correspondent Spencer Ackerman, in conversation with WAMU's Jenn White, about cultivating a more compassionate America, the impact of the War on Terror on American politics, and how activists are pushing back on a rising tide of xenophobia.
In this program, we will discuss the state of play at the border right now; learn what HIAS Border Fellows are seeing and hearing firsthand; gain an understanding of the asylum policies currently in place; and explore how we can take action for justice.
10 Jan
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention through a formal letter writing program with individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
13 Dec
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention through a formal letter writing program with individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
10 Dec
Join us for a HIAS-facilitated interactive discussion of the HIAS Book and Film Club, to discuss the short documentary Welcome Strangers.

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