Forced From Home exhibit – this week only

Doctors without Borders has mounted a free exhibition, “Forced From Home,” in Pioneer Courthouse Square on the refugee crisis. Hours are 9 am – 5 pm. Days Mon 10/16 (that’s today) through Sun 10/22.

Here’s a brief description of what you will find at the exhibit (more info at

Forced From Home brings to life the individual stories behind the refugee crisis and offers a deeper understanding of the journey made by more than 65 million displaced people around the world. Visitors experience virtual reality and 360˚ video, and interact with materials gathered from refugee camps, sea rescue missions, and emergency medical projects around the world.

Guided by experienced Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid workers, you’ll travel through a 10,000-square-foot space designed to convey the challenges facing a person forced to flee.

Forced From Home is fully-accessible and open to the public. Tours take approximately one hour.

Here are two more chances to meet our aid workers and hear about the work we do:

  • Donor Reception on October 19: RSVP
  • Panel Discussion: Responding to the Refugee Crisis on October 17: RSVP
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