23 Feb '16, 9pm

1951 Coffee Plans to Employ and Empower Refugees

One of 1951’s most ambitious goals is to use the coffee shop space itself as a means for educating patrons about the plights of refugees, while also providing a platform for employees to show off their individual strengths and interests. 1951 is currently working with a local firm to help realize a design. “All aspects of the café, its products and décor will be used to communicate ways for the resettlement community to become a more welcoming community for refugees,” the 1951 team expresses in its vision statement. “The walls will be a canvas of information, charts, and photos. Some installations will be permanent and others will change as information changes. Future plans include refugee generated pieces that share their stories, dreams, and thoughts.”

Full article: http://dailycoffeenews.com/2016/02/23/1951-coffee-plans-t...

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