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Refugee Crisis Update: Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Beyond

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

GL-UNA Java Cafe

Refugee Crisis Update: Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Beyond

Megan Bracy, Director for Refugee & Migrant Services, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services provided an update on the current situation and the latest pathways to safety for those fleeing Russian aggression, and those left behind in Afghanistan and elsewhere.

Megan Bracy is the Director for Refugee and Migrant Services at LIRS. In this role, Megan leads a dynamic team responsible for a portfolio of programs that support the initial welcome and long-term integration of refugees and migrants through reception and placement, intensive case management, workforce development and upskilling, and services for migrants seeking asylum at the southwest border and across the country. Prior to joining LIRS, Megan served as the Associate Director for Community Integration at the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants and before that Megan worked as the Resettlement Director at the International Institute of New Hampshire, a local refugee resettlement non-profit. She studied at the School for International Training and the University of New Hampshire. Megan has over 15 years of experience serving refugees and immigrants.

 


*SDGs 3, 4, 7, 8, and 16 are related to the work of assisting refugees and displaced persons.

 

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Date:
June 21
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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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GL-UNA
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gluna@msu.edu
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