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New Mainers Series: From Asylum Seeker to Citizen: Navigating Maine as an Immigrant, with Georges Budagu Makoko

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thursday, May 20, 6-7 p.m. New Mainers Series: From Asylum Seeker to Citizen: Navigating Maine as an Immigrant, with Georges Budagu Makoko. In this second talk in a new series co-hosted with Connecting Across Cultures, the Camden Public Library welcomes Georges Budagu Makoko for a program on Zoom.

Makoko will talk about his journey from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the U.S., his experience seeking asylum in Maine, and his transition to citizenship. He will share thoughts about the kinds of help that immigrants need, and read excerpts from his memoir Ladder to the Moon: Journey from the Congo to America. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a link to attend.

Details

Date:
May 20
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.librarycamden.org/event/new-mainers-series-a-conversation-with-georges-budagu-makoko/

Organizer

Camden Public Library
Phone:
207-236-3440
Email:
info@librarycamden.org
Website:
librarycamden.org

Venue

Camden Public Library
55 Main St.
Camden, Maine 04843
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Phone:
207-236-3440
Website:
librarycamden.org