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UPCOMING INTERNATIONAL VISITORS


CANADA

Combating the Opioid Epidemic: February 21- 24

A group of 5 visitors from Canada will visit New Hampshire to learn about the issues the state faces with the Opioid Epidemic and the responses that are being implemented to help end it. 

MOLDOVA

Academic Integrity in the US: February 21 - 24

New Hampshire will play host to 4 visitors from Moldova who are interested in learning about how higher education institutions ensure academic integrity in various settings. 

BELARUS

Higher Education in the Digital Age: March 1st - 6th

7 people from Belarus will come to New Hampshire to find out about how higher education in the state is leveraging technology to increase positive educational outcomes.

KYRGYZSTAN

NGOs and Healthcare Policy: March 18 -21

A group of 4 people from Kyrgyzstan will visit New Hampshire to learn about healthcare in the state and the efforts of nonprofits to improve the systems and policies. 




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UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS


UNH International Seminar

Diplomacy & Innovation in a Globalizing

World

1,001 Stories on Water and Climate Change 

with Devi Lockwood

Thursday, February 15th 12:40 PM-2 PM

MUB Theater 2

Since the September 2014 People's Climate March, Devi Lockwood has been traveling in 16 countries (half of that by bicycle) on a mission to record 1,001 stories on water and climate change. Her aim is to humanize an issue often discussed in numerical terms: millimeters of sea level rise, degrees of temperature change, or numbers of people displaced. Come hear how her journey began and some of the 750+ stories she has recorded on the road. Lockwood will reflect on what her travels taught her about how people around the world are living with climate change now.

For more information click HERE

Free Art Class for Immigrants and Their Children

March 7th- April 11th

4 PM to 5:30 PM

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire

6 Washington Street, Dover, NH 03820


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We All Belong: Art and Friendship Go Hand-in-Hand

This fun, interactive and FREE art program is for adults who are learning English as a second language, refugees, immigrants and their children, as well as Museum Member (limited to 5) adults and children. Join us at the Children's Museum of New Hampshire, a warm, inclusive community, to engage in meaningful, out-of-school arts experiences. 

Play, create, express yourself, share your ideas and form new friendships. The Museum's art gallery curator and educator staff will lead participants in activities that everyone can do including painting, drawing, collage, and more. 

Adults will be in one classroom, while children (ages 5 and up) will be in another classroom down the hall, doing different art projects. This will leave time for kids to bond with kids, and adults to bond and relax with adults. Kids ages 5 and up only, please. 

This class is designed as a way for immigrants and refugees to become a part of our community, which is why we are limiting Museum member participation to 5 adult/child pairs. 

Pre-registration is appreciated and space is limited. Drop-ins welcome if space is available. Participation in this program is FREE thanks to support from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and a private donor.

For more information click HERE


Francophonie Movie- Un Rêve Américain

Franoc-American Centre

Sunday, March 11th 2 PM-4PM 

2 Court Street, Nashua, NH 03060


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Join us for a FREE showing of Un Reve Américain at the Nashua Public Library, presented by the Québec Government Office in Boston!

This is a must see for those interested in their French-Canadian roots! The movie is mostly in French, but has subtitles. 

https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=Nh5xnEAMc38

"Franco-Ontarian musician Damien Robitaille introduces us to the extraordinary history of the people in the United States of French Canadian heritage. Driving from Montreal to Los Angeles, winding his way through New England, New York, Michigan, the Midwest and the legendary Far West, he brings the milestone events of their exodus to life. He uncovers a paradoxical, almost imaginary society dissolved into American life but still very much alive. During his travels he meets all kinds of engaging people and visits many places steeped in memory, and we begin to understand a multifaceted diaspora three centuries old and more than 12 million strong. An epic journey into the heart of America, where people of French Canadian descent, helped open the frontiers of the American Dream." -IMDB






 

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