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Iraqi refugees cope with horrors of war in Minnesota filmmaker’s new project

For the past several months, filmmaker Nathan Fisher and IARP have worked with Iraqi refugees in Minnesota to help them produce videos telling their stories. The guiding principle has been to allow the Iraqis to tell their own stories and to focus on what they want to tell Americans. The films will be featured at  Continue Reading »

Suaad Allami: Speaker / June 24 @ Hamline University

Join us on TUESDAY JUNE 24, 6:00-8:00– Anderson Center, Room 304, Hamline University for a talk with Suaad Allami. CLICK HERE for details.  Founder and Chair of Women for Progress Center, Sadr City, Iraq Ms. Suaad Allami is a prominent Iraqi women’s rights leader and attorney.  A graduate of Baghdad University School of Law in  Continue Reading »

“Unforgetting Iraq: In Search of Recovery” in Kimballton, Iowa

By Tricia Khutoretsky, IARP Curator In early May, I took an overnight trip to Kimballton, Iowa on behalf of the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project to install a special exhibit for the New Century Art Guild. NCAG is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that promotes the growth of artistic culture and development of art-related careers in  Continue Reading »

May 2014 Reconciliation Report: Reconciliation Takes Many Forms

From IARP Executive Director Kathy McKay’s article in the May 2014 Reconciliation Report newsletter: The work of reconciliation takes many forms. Fostering connections between civilians in the US and civilians in Iraq is one of the ways at IARP that we work toward better understanding between the people of our two countries. It is through  Continue Reading »

Muslim Christian Dialogue Series, April 27

“Prophets, Patriarchs, and People of Promise: Jesus” On Sunday, April 27, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. the Muslim Christian Dialogue Series will discuss the life of Jesus as situated in both Islam and Christianity. Local leaders presenting and moderating are Owais Bayunus, interfaith program director for the Islamic Center of Minnesota, and Dan Collison, Senior Pastor  Continue Reading »

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