Latest Past Events

2022 Annual Event – Gather for Good

Virtual

Call to Action NEW! Donate using Zelle. Now, you can donate using Zelle. Using this method means that more of your donation goes to helping refugees as there are no fees with Zelle (Cedit Card payments deduct a fee). Our Zelle email: finance@buildingpeacefulbridges.org Of course, if you don't use Zelle, please use the form to […]

Reading Refuge Book Club: Dr. Wendy Pearlman

IL

Building Peaceful Bridges (BPB) is excited to welcome Dr. Wendy Pearlman at our next book club meeting on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. CST. Dr. Pearlman will lead our discussion about her book, We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria, which was long-listed for the Carnegie Medal. The Syrian crisis […]

Learning Luncheon – Addressing Trauma in Newcomer Children

IL

Addressing Trauma in Newcomer ChildrenChildren who have escaped traumatic situations such as war, government collapse, famine, and persecution are at heightened risk for emotional instability. Amy Hill, LCSW, will address the cause and effect of traumatic events on refugee and asylum-seeking youth. Many of our BPB families and other newcomers experience PTSD in their resettlement […]

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