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Fri, Aug 10


Johns Hall Rm. 101 @ Furman University

Upstate Immigrant Victim Coalition Kickoff Meeting - August 10, 2018

Are you interested in creating a community of services for immigrant victims that is well-connected, efficient, and built on trust? Join our interest meeting to decide how you would like to contribute to our Upstate chapter of the South Carolina Immigrant Victim Coalition.

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Upstate Immigrant Victim Coalition Kickoff Meeting - August 10, 2018
Upstate Immigrant Victim Coalition Kickoff Meeting - August 10, 2018

Time & Location

Aug 10, 2018, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Johns Hall Rm. 101 @ Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Hwy., Greenville, SC 29613, USA

About the event

The South Carolina Immigrant Victim Coalition (IVC) is a diverse group of professionals and community leaders from different professions, all seeking to strengthen and build culturally and linguistically competent services for immigrant victims of crime. Our statewide coalition is dedicated to ensuring that this group has meaningful access to justice and available services, benefits and resources. Sadly, many vulnerable people in the Upstate still slip through the cracks.

Recently, regional councils of the IVC have begun forming to provide a localized approach to the needs of the community and ease the burden of travel for our participants. The Coastal Council is already meeting in North Charleston. Be a part of the kick-off interest meeting for the Upstate Council of the Coalition!

Although this initiative is organized under the umbrella of the Statewide Immigrant Victim Coalition, but we will need local leadership and community collaboration to make this group a success! This meeting will provide face-to-face opportunities to network and build trust with others who are passionate about protecting and serving the overwhelming needs of a vulnerable group. We can listen to each other's concerns, needs, and hopes for the future. We can find solutions to local difficulties with local resources and relationships, while tapping into the expertise at the statewide coalition meetings. How will the Upstate chapter move forward? It's up to you! Let's make a plan together.


Because the event is on the campus of Furman University, please give yourself about 15 minutes to park and walk to Johns Hall. The street address for Furman University is 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613. Be aware that some GPS systems will not take you this far on Poinsett Highway. Once you arrive at the front gate of campus, you will see the fountain and main traffic circle. One of the visitor parking lots is behind the music building, which is the first right off the main traffic circle. Please see the Campus Map of Furman to locate Johns Hall and other visitor parking options.



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