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Friends House Ice Cream Social 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 8:30pm
Friends House Ice Cream Social

Peace and justice supporters tuck into the cold and creamy stuff at the inaugural Friends House Ice Cream Social in 2010.

Photo: AFSC / Jon Krieg

Iowa Intern Listens to Immigrants

Mara Davidson, an AFSC Iowa intern in the Spring of 2011, describes her experience listening to immigrants and refugees who come to AFSC for immigration legal services provided by Jody Mashek.

In this interview with Jon Krieg, Mara talks about the relevance of social media and the power of hearing immigrants tell their story firsthand.

A double major in advertising and writing, Mara will begin her junior year this fall at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Immigrants Tell Their Stories in Iowa

Mara Davidson, left, and Sara Crippen

Mara Davidson, left, and Sara Crippen served as AFSC Iowa interns in the Spring of 2011. Mara helped revamp AFSC Iowa's social media presence, and Sara welcomed walk-in clients for AFSC's Immigrants Voice legal services program.

Photo: AFSC / Jon Krieg

AFSC Iowa interns Mara Davidson and Sara Crippen interviewed a number of immigrants from several countries who come to AFSC for immigration legal services during Tuesday afternoon walk-in hours. Mara edited audio clips from the interviews and prepared these stories:

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