July 17, 2014: Video footage of Marygrove College president, Dr. David J. Fike’s press conference calling for the swift resolution of the moral crisis of thousands of refugee children fleeing the violence in Central America.
Marygrove Calls for the Swift Resolution of Refugee Children Fleeing Violence in Central America.
First college to publicly pledge aid.
Marygrove President Dr. David Fike held a press conference today, calling upon President Barack Obama to provide leadership in resolving the moral crisis of thousands of refugee children fleeing the violence in Central America to seek safe haven in America.
In the first-of-its-kind statement by a U.S. college president since this crisis began, Dr. Fike passionately stated his commitment to devoting college resources to provide education, shelter and other assistance to the refugees.