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You Are Not Alone: An Afternoon of Solidarity

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Mayor Gary Christenson recently participated in an event co-sponsored by the American Association for Arab Women (AAAW) and the Malden High School Multicultural Club. “You Are Not Alone: An Afternoon of Solidarity” was organized in response to the President’s recent executive orders limiting the rights of refugees and immigrants in the United States. Featured were speakers from nonprofit organizations focusing on civil liberties as well as local officials presenting their thoughts on the recent order. A discussion and question and answer period followed regarding the rights of individuals currently living in the Greater Boston.

Souad Akib, President of AAAW welcomes attendees

Mayor Christenson participates in a panel discussion

Mayor Christenson, elected and school officials with event and community organizers

Released by the Office of Mayor Gary Christenson

Photos by City of Malden