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An interactive educational exhibition about the global refugee crisis, presented by Doctors Without Borders

Pittsburgh, PA

Schenley Plaza

Forced From Home comes to Pittsburgh's community green space.

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Presented by Doctors Without Borders, Forced From Home is a free interactive exhibition designed to raise public awareness of the world’s 60 million refugees. With an experienced Doctors Without Borders aid worker as your guide, you’ll see, hear, and interact with  images, stories, and materials gathered from refugee camps, rescue missions, and emergency medical projects around the world. During the one hour tour you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by those who have been forced from their homes, and the humanitarian solutions offered by Doctors Without Borders.

Forced From Home is free, family friendly, fully accessible, and open to the public. School field trips are welcomeWalk-up any time between 9am and 5pm to join the next available tour.

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Schenley Plaza


October 27--31 daily 9am--5pm

How to Get Here

Schenley Plaza is located between the Carnegie and Hillman Libraries, the Cathedral of Learning, and the Frick Fine Arts Building. Click here for directions.

4100 Forbes Ave,
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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Events in Pittsburgh, PA

  • Carnegie Library (Main) Lecture Hall
    Webcast: The Global Refugee Crisis: Flight and Resettlement

    Webcast: The Global Refugee Crisis: Flight and Resettlement

    Pittsburgh, PA
    10.26.16 7:30pm (EST)
    To discuss the realities and challenges of resettlement, the director of refugee resettlement for Pittsburgh’s Northern Area Multi Service Agency joins Doctors Without Borders USA executive director Jason Cone, and Sue Johnston, a veteran Doctors Without Borders aid worker. They will discuss the connections between Doctors Without Borders' work in the field and the people who’ve been resettled in the Pittsburgh area, issues mirrored in other communities throughout the US.

Teachers: Bring Your Class

Forced From Home is a great field trip opportunity for students in grades 7-12. Students will meet experienced aid workers who will lead them on a tour of the exhibition that include a variety of hands-on and immersive experiences. For more information about bringing your students to the exhibition, click here.