Refugee Resettlement Panel May 25

Saturday, May 20, 2017

The City of Shoreline will host a panel to provide an overview of the refugee resettlement process. 

Panel members will include:
  • Ann Strandoo, former director of Catholic Refugee and Immigrant Service's resettlement program in Seattle and founder of Olympic Migration Network will present an overview of overseas refugee resettlement operations.
  • Jennifer Malloy, Program Manager for the Office of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance (ORIA) for Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, will talk about the role of Washington State in refugee resettlement.
  • Paul Tan, Foster Home Recruiter with Lutheran Community Services Northwest’s Refugee and Immigrant Children's Program will share about the Unaccompanied Minors Program. 
  • Lama Chikh and Adham Smadi, Shoreline residents will share their family’s experience leaving Syria.

RSVP to Suni Tolton, City of Shoreline Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator stolton@shorelinewa.gov or 206-801-2256.

1 comments:

Wendy DiPeso May 20, 2017 at 3:24 PM  

A big thanks to Suni for bringing this panel to the City of Shoreline. Your efforts are much appreciated.

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