DALLAS – Human Rights Initiative of North Texas (HRI) announces its annual World Refugee Day event, in collaboration with Whose Books to take place on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the bookstore’s location (512 W Davis Street, Dallas, TX 75208). Titled BOOKS & BREWS, this evening will be uniquely centered in immigrant authors and their writing: alongside live music by Iranian setar-player, Ehsan Zargar, authors and translators Jenny Bhatt (All of Us Killers) and Bahar Momeni (The Trees We Carry), will join Whose Books’ owner and director Claudia Vega in conversation regarding their literary journeys. HRI’s limited-edition art prints and merchandise, that interpret the journeys of former HRI clients, will be available for purchase.
HRI’s courageous and resilient clients have come to the U.S. from all over the world to seek safety from persecution, torture, domestic violence and abuse. All proceeds from the event support HRI’s mission to provide 100% free legal and social services to its clients. Tickets, which include refreshments and entertainment, can be accessed here. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with I.D.
About Whose Books: About Whose Books: Oak Cliff’s Family Owned & Operated Indie Bookshop, Whose Books offers a thoughtfully curated selection of books for the entire family. They are champions of literacy on a mission to eradicate the book desert in Dallas’ southern sector.
About Human Rights Initiative of North Texas: For the past 22 years, Human Rights Initiative of North Texas has provided legal and critical social services for immigrant survivors of human rights abuses from all over the world. For more information, visit www.hrionline.org.